Senator Brown honors Mayor Collins on the Senate floor on February 11, 2014 during Senate Session

Columbus –Today, State Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) released the following statement after the death of Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins at the age of 70:
“I extend my deepest and heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of Mayor D. Michael Collins. I consider myself blessed to be among those who had the opportunity to know him.
He devoted his life to public service and his death is a tremendous loss to our city. He will be missed by the citizens of Toledo and anyone who had the pleasure of knowing him. Although he is no longer with us, his legacy will be remembered forever.” 

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Senator Brown Recognizes UT Urban Affairs Renaming In Honor Of Former Toledo Mayor Jack Ford


Columbus – Today in the Senate Finance Higher Education Subcommittee, Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) gave testimony to advocate for a budget amendment recognizing the renaming of the University of Toledo Urban Affairs Center in honor of former Toledo Mayor Jack Ford.


Senators Brown And Gardner Honor State Hockey Champions


Columbus--Today, Senators Edna Brown (D-Toledo) and Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green) honored the St. Francis de Sales Hockey Team with a resolution from the Ohio Senate for defeating Lakewood St. Edward High School 3-1 at the state championship finals on March 14th at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. 


Senator Brown Reintroduces Bill To Abolish Death Penalty


Columbus—Today,Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) introduced SB 154 to abolish the use of capital punishment in Ohio. Senator Brown introduced similar legislation during the 129th and 130th Ohio General Assemblies.


Senator Brown Announces Over $3 Million In Funding For Toledo Institutions


Columbus –Today, Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) announced the state Controlling Board has approved over $3.6 million in funding to three Toledo institutions for infrastructure improvements.