Aisha N. Braveboy

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Aisha N. Braveboy
Aisha N. Braveboy (2009).jpg
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
from the 25th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2007
Preceded by Anthony Brown
Personal details
Born (1974-07-29) July 29, 1974 (age 40)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political party Democratic
Residence Mitchellville, Maryland
Occupation attorney
Religion Christian

Aisha N. Braveboy (born July 29, 1974) is an American politician who represents district 25 in the Maryland House of Delegates.

Background[edit]

Born in Washington, D.C., Delegate Braveboy attended Melwood Elementary school, Kettering Middle school and graduated from Largo High School in 1992. She went on to the University of Maryland, College Park, and earned her B.A. in government & politics in 1997. Three years later she graduated from the Howard University School of Law with a J.D. and was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 2000. She is currently a member of the Maryland State Bar Association.[1] Braveboy was elected after Delegate Anthony Brown vacated his seat to run for Lt. governor.

In the legislature[edit]

In 2006, Braveboy was elected to represent the 25th Legislative District in the Maryland General Assembly. She currently serves on the House Economic Matters Committee, and chairs the Consumer Protection subcommittee. She is the Chair of the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland and a member of the Maryland's Women's Caucus. [2]

Legislative notes[edit]

Braveboy supported consumer protection by sponsoring legislation addressing:

Mortgage foreclosures, and predatory lending practices; Unfair gas zone pricing schemes; Building a green economy in the state of Maryland; Homeowner and condominium law Protecting living wages and ensuring the quality of life for our communities;

Braveboy is committed to education: Lead house sponsor of a bill raising the compulsory attendance age to 18 thereby increasing the chance that young people will graduate with a high school diploma and continue to pursue higher education.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Election Profiles - Aisha N. Braveboy - Maryland State House, District 25 (washingtonpost.com)
  2. ^ Aisha N. Braveboy, Maryland State Delegate