Columbus – State Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) issued the following statement in response to the passage of the Transportation Budget, Sub. House Bill 51, today during Senate Session :

“I am happy to see guarantees put into the transportation budget to keep turnpike dollars primarily in Northern Ohio. Many of the changes made to the bill in the Senate were significant improvements that I support. Although many positive changes were made, I will continue working to keep the turnpike safe, affordable and accessible so that businesses and citizens in my district can continue using and benefitting from this vital asset.”

 

 
 
 
  
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Senators Brown And Gardner Honor State Hockey Champions

 

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Senator Brown Reintroduces Bill To Abolish Death Penalty

 

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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.