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Comptroller candidate Brooke Lierman on becoming "the people’s advocate"

Photo: WilliamMoree.com
Democratic candidate for comptroller Brooke Lierman currently represents parts of South Baltimore in the House of Delegates.
(Photo: WilliamMoree.com)

In November, Maryland voters will elect a new chief financial officer, the state comptroller.

State Delegate Brooke Liermanis the Democratic nominee. To her, it’s an opportunity to build a more transparent and financially resilient state. Another priority: ensuring Maryland has the revenue to fund the muti-billion dollar Blueprint for Education.

Lierman hopes to use the comptroller’s statewide bully pulpit to address the burden of student loans and the economic consequences of gun violence.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Maureen Harvie is Senior Supervising Producer for On the Record. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and joined WYPR in 2014 as an intern for the newsroom. Whether coordinating live election night coverage, capturing the sounds of a roller derby scrimmage, interviewing veterans, or booking local authors, she is always on the lookout for the next story.