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Anthony Brown sworn in as Maryland’s new attorney general

January 9th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Anthony Brown has been sworn in as Maryland’s new attorney general,  pledging to work to increase equity and “dismantle barriers of opportunities.” Brown — a Democrat who is a former congressman, lieutenant governor and state legislator — noted the historic nature of his victory in November, as well as the historic election of Gov.-elect Wes Moore, a Democrat who introduced Brown after the attorney general was sworn in by Gov. Larry Hogan, a term-limited Republican. Moore is the state’s first Black candidate elected governor. Brown noted that Maryland is one of the most diverse states in the country, but still had work to do to increase equity and justice..