Brooke Elizabeth Lierman was elected to represent Maryland’s 46th Legislative District in the House of Delegates in 2014, and serves on the Appropriations Committee. The 46th District includes all the neighborhoods abutting or near the water in Baltimore City, and boasts one of the most diverse populations of any district in the State. In addition to serving in the General Assembly, Brooke is a civil rights lawyer at the firm of Brown, Goldstein & Levy LLP. She has represented a diverse clientele, ranging from individuals facing housing discrimination to low-wage workers not being paid overtime to blind and deaf individuals facing discrimination. Brooke and her husband and son live in the neighborhood of Fell’s Point.
In her first two years in the Legislature, Brooke has passed legislation to promote better public transportation in the Baltimore region, encourage college savings, investigate and prosecute internet crimes against children, and help ensure no Maryland senior goes hungry. She has also championed legislation to pass earned sick leave, authorize automatic voter registration, and support entrepreneurs. Through her work on the state budget, she has promoted and required reporting from agencies to ensure enforcement of existing laws, long-term planning, and efficient use of resources.