ColumbusState Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) released the following statement after she was officially sworn in as Minority Whip, which makes her the third highest ranking Democrat in the Ohio Senate.  Senator Brown had previously served as Assistant Minority Whip in the 130th General Assembly:

“I am pleased to remain a member of the Senate Minority Caucus leadership team as the Minority Whip. I look forward to working with my colleagues in the Senate Democrat Caucus under Senator Schiavoni’s leadership as we focus on legislative priorities that will continue to move Ohio forward and provide increased opportunities for our citizens.”

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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.