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  • Do new parents have enough paid family leave?

    The moms hear the struggles from a new mother about returning to work after maternity leave. Also, Columbus City Council member Elizabeth Brown shares what you can do to see change in your community in regards to paid family leave. Read More…

  • Councilmember Brown: Why I am working for paid family leave

    I am one of the millions of workers in the United States without paid family leave. Like so many others, I didn’t know this or the hard truth about access to paid leave in this country until my own family depended on it. But unlike many others, I’m also an elected official – and I want to change paid leave laws in this country. Read More…

  • All five open Columbus City Council seats go to Democrats

    For the first time since 1997, however, two of those Democrats won their seats without first being appointed to them: Elizabeth Brown, daughter of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and a former employee of the city’s Development Department, came in second. State Rep. Michael Stinziano came in third. Read More…

  • The Daily 202

    Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown’s daughter, Elizabeth, won a seat on the Columbus City Council. Read more…

  • Letter to the Editor: Students should support Brown, Stinziano and Ginther in Nov. 3 election

    After reading about the candidates running for city council and learning about what they hope to accomplish, there are some key candidates that stand out to me. The first is Elizabeth Brown, whose vision is to build strong neighborhoods, create more jobs and fight poverty. Read more…

  • On The Record: Columbus City Council Candidates

    WBNS-10TV, The Columbus Dispatch and ThisWeek Community News have teamed up to present On The Record, an avenue for Columbus City Council candidates to share their vision for Columbus beyond 2015. Read more…

  • Local Government Insider: Columbus council candidate on trail after pause to give birth

    Things have been moving at warp speed for Columbus City Council candidate Elizabeth Brown. In the past three months, the Democrat and daughter of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown has quit her job to run for public office, moved into a new house, and—on Saturday—gave birth to her first child. Read more…

  • Brown would be valuable member of council

    As a longtime resident and civic leader in Columbus, I believe The Dispatch recently missed a tremendous opportunity to support one of our brightest young community leaders. I have no doubt that it soon will realize that Elizabeth Brown deserves our vote and our support on Nov. 3 for Columbus City Council. Read more…

  • A Refreshing Conversation: Liz Brown and Why You Should Get To Know Her

    I’m about to interview a woman running for a city council seat. As I’m about to find out… she will be thumbtack sharp but also the same type of girl you’d ramble on with over coffee. I’ll like that. And I’m guessing you will too. Read more…

  • Liz Brown Plans to Bring a Fresh Perspective to Columbus City Council

    While young, Brown is not without experience in local politics and local government. As the daughter of US Senator of Sherrod Brown, she grew up in a political household in Granville before moving to New York to attend college at Columbia. Read more…

  • Elizabeth Brown’s late entry on ballot following dad’s path

    Elizabeth Brown remembers people coming up to her father, Sherrod Brown, when she was 5 years old and thanking him for helping with an issue in their community. Read more…

  • First-timer Tapped To Run For City Council

    Running a political campaign is arduous for the most-seasoned politicians. Add impending childbirth and a new house to the mix and that’s what Elizabeth Brown is juggling. And the 31-year-old has roughly 80 days to make her case to voters. Read more…

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