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 first 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 was appointed to the Statehouse in January 2002 to fill a vacated seat in the Ohio House of Representatives. Senator Brown was re-elected to the Senate in 2014 and currently serves as the Democratic Whip.

 

 
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Senator Brown appears on Ohio in Focus to talk about issues in the General Assembly.

02.23.17 - Senator Edna Brown Presents Her Bill Offering Summer Meals To Youth

 

Columbus – Today, State Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) testified for Senate Bill 54, her bipartisan legislation to help provide summer meals for Ohio’s children. Senator Peggy Lehner is joint-sponsoring the bill. The senators encouraged the Ohio Senate to pass the bill quickly to make sure it can be enacted in time for this coming summer break.

 
 

02.22.17 - Senator Brown Speaks Out Against Budget Provision That Treats Teachers Like Children

 

Columbus –Today, Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) spoke out against a budget provision that would force educators to complete on-site work experience with a local business as a license renewal requirement.

 
 

02.17.17 - Senator Brown Praises Governor Kasich's Delay Of Executions

 

Columbus – Today, State Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) praised last week’s postponement of eight executions by Governor John Kasich. A battle in court continues over the legality of the state’s lethal injection process.

 
 

02.16.17 - Senator Brown To Reintroduce Legislation Replacing The Death Penalty With Life Sentence

 

Columbus – Today, State Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) announced that she will soon reintroduce legislation to replace Ohio’s death penalty with life in prison. The senator sees a groundswell of support for a serious discussion regarding the irredeemably flawed sentence. 

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 11

 
Counties: Lucas (part)
 

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Senate Building
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Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-5204
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Background

 
Hometown : Toledo
Party : Democrat