Spotlight: MD AG Anthony Brown

Professional background: Anthony Brown was sworn in as the 47th Maryland Attorney General in January 2023. Prior to assuming office, AG Brown served as the U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 4th Congressional District. He previously served two terms as lieutenant governor of Maryland, from 2007 to 2015. AG Brown also served two four-year terms in the Maryland House of Delegates, representing Prince George’s County from 1999 to 2007. He is a retired colonel in the United States Army Reserve, having served in the U.S. Army for over thirty years.

Key priorities since becoming AG:

  • Providing educational and training opportunities for students and workers to enhance economic security in the state.
  • Advocating for the continued expansion of voting access in Maryland and protecting the progress that has been made.
  • Supporting cannabis legalization
  • Enhancing Marylanders’ access to clean water and clean air, and combatting climate change.
  • Supporting criminal justice reform to reduce recidivism and violent crime.

Education:  AG Brown graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) cum laude from Harvard College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Personal: AG Brown and his wife, Karmen Walker Brown, are the parents of three young adults.