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.

06.15.17 - Senator Brown Offers Budget Amendments Benefiting Working Ohioans And Children

 

Columbus – Today, Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) announced that she has introduced over fifty individual amendments to Substitute House Bill 49, the state budget bill. Senator Brown’s amendments strive to protect working Ohioans, improve the health and wellbeing of citizens, and provide at-risk youth with opportunities for success.

 
 

05.10.17 - Senator Edna Brown Condemns GOP Budget Amendment That Poisons Ohio's Children, Introduces Counter Amendment

 

Columbus—Today, State Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) condemned an amendment to the state budget offered by Republican State Representative Derek Merrin (R – Monclova Township). The amendment usurps local control over lead regulation. It will poison Ohio’s families. Senator Brown will introduce a new amendment to remove this dangerous provision from the state budget bill.

 
 

04.10.17 - Senators Brown And Gardner Announce Funding For UT Campus Infrastructure Improvements

 

Columbus – Today, Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) and Senator Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green) announced that the State Controlling Board has released $2.1 million to the University of Toledo for equipment for the Campus Infrastructure Improvements project.

 
 

03.28.17 - Senator Brown Testifies For Bill To Provide Insurance Coverage For Hearing Aids

 

Columbus – Today in the Senate Insurance Committee, State Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) testified in support of Senate Bill 93, which would require insurance companies in Ohio to offer coverage for hearing aids and related services as a rider to basic health plans. Across the United States, 36 million Americans suffer from a loss of hearing.

 
 
 
 
 

Senate District 11

 
Counties: Lucas (part)
 

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Senate Building
1 Capitol Square, 2nd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-5204
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Background

 
Hometown : Toledo
Party : Democrat