Today, state Senators Edna Brown (D-Toledo) and Stephanie Kunze (R-Hilliard) testified on Senate Bill 267 before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bipartisan legislation focuses on reducing solicitation of prostitution through imposing stricter penalties on individuals paying for sexual services.
Today, state Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) applauded passage of the state's Capital Bill for fiscal years 2019-20 (House Bill 529), which includes $4.2 million in funding for community projects in Ohio's 11th Senate District.
Columbus - Today, Senate Minority Whip Edna Brown (D-Toledo) and Senate Majority Floor Leader Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green) presented the University of Toledo football team with a resolution honoring their 2017 Mid-American Conference (MAC) Championship on the Senate floor.
Today, Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) announced that she and Senator Stephanie Kunze (R-Hilliard) will introduce a bill focused on reducing solicitation of prostitution in Ohio by increasing penalties for "johns" seeking to exploit women. Recent reports have shown that there has been an increase of solicitation in Ohio communities largely related to Ohio's opioid epidemic.
Columbus – Senator Edna Brown applauded the passage of House Bill 59, sponsored by Representatives David Leland and Thomas West. House Bill 59 designates October 7th as “Moses Fleetwood Walker Day” in honor of the first African-American baseball player under contract. Senator Brown carried companion legislation (Senate Bill 73) in the Senate.