Senator Brown meets with a constituent.
Senator Brown meets with a constituent.
 Senator Brown takes the oath of office for the 130th General Assembly administered by Judge Jeffery Hopkins as her brother Johnny Hutton looks on.
Senator Brown takes the oath of office for the 130th General Assembly administered by Judge Jeffery Hopkins as her brother Johnny Hutton looks on.
 Senator Brown studies the Senate Opening Day program during the Senate Session.
Senator Brown studies the Senate Opening Day program during the Senate Session.
Senator Edna Brown discuses policy issues
Senator Edna Brown discuses policy issues
 Senator Edna Brown sworn into office to represent Ohio's 11th Senate District.
Senator Edna Brown sworn into office to represent Ohio's 11th Senate District.
 Senator Edna Brown receives the Legislative Leadership Award from Action Ohio.
Senator Edna Brown receives the Legislative Leadership Award from Action Ohio.
 

Edna Brown (D-Toledo) was elected to serve Ohio’s 11th Senate district in November, 2010. Prior to joining the Senate, her dedication to public service led to a 32-year career as an employee with the city of Toledo, followed by an eight-year tenure as a member of Toledo City Council. She moved to the Statehouse in January 2002 to fill the Ohio House of Representatives seat of then newly-elected Toledo mayor Jack Ford. Senator Brown currently serves as the Minority Whip in the Senate.

 
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VIDEO: Senator Brown Discusses her legislation (SB 269) to give schools three more calamity days.
VIDEO: Senator Brown discusses her Children's Nutrition bill (SB 11).

07.28.14 - Senator Brown Announces Funding For Upgrades At Toledo Correctional Institution

 

Columbus – State Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) announced today that the State Controlling Board has released $44,288 to replace two hot water boilers and $143,385 for the Perimeter Fence Alarm project at the Toledo Correctional Institution (ToCI).

 
 

06.05.14 - Senator Brown Comments On JEDZ Bill Signing

 

Columbus – State Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) released the following statement after Governor Kasich signed HB 289 into law modifying Joint Economic Development Zone (JEDZ) agreements in Ohio:

 
 

06.04.14 - Senate Approves Initiative To Better Care For Firefighters & Peace Officers With PTSD

 

Columbus-The Ohio Senate today passed Senate Bill 252, jointly sponsored by Senators Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) and Edna Brown (D-Toledo), which would make peace officers and firefighters diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) resulting from an on-the-job incident eligible for workers' compensation. 

 
 

06.04.14 - Ohio Senate Passes Bill Allowing Electronic Proof Of Insurance

 

Columbus – Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo), the bill’s primary sponsor, released the following statement after the Ohio Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 255 allowing Ohio motorists to provide proof of insurance via a smart phone or other mobile electronic device:

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 11

 
Counties: Lucas (part)
 

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Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-5204
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Background

 
Leadership Position : Minority Whip
Hometown : Toledo
Party : Democrat
Elected Experience :

State Senator since 2011; State Representative, 2002-2010; Toledo City Councilwoman, 1994-2002


Current Term : Expires December 2014 / Eligible to run for another four-year term