Brian E. Frosh was elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 1986 and to the Maryland Senate in 1994. Brian has been described as the General Assembly’s leading environmentalist and is a leader in education, juvenile justice, and energy conservation.
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Protecting Maryland’s Environment
Brian serves on the Chesapeake Bay Commission and the Joint Committee on Chesapeake Bay Critical Areas. He has authored a wide variety of environmental legislation including the Maryland Recycling Act, the Newsprint Recycling Act, legislation that prohibits drilling for oil and gas in the Chesapeake Bay, and the Brownfields Redevelopment Act which provides incentives for the expedited cleanup of contaminated industrial sites.
Fighting for our Students
Brian has led the fight to improve education and reduce tuition costs at Maryland’s public colleges and universities. He authored a law that provides a waiver of tuition and fees to state universities for children in foster care. Additionally, in the wake of cuts of more than $120 million to the budget of the University of Maryland system, he has led the fight to restore adequate funding for higher education in our state and to make tuition affordable for students and their families.
Brian grew up in Montgomery County and is a graduate from Bradley Elementary, North Bethesda Junior High School and Walter Johnson High School. He graduated with a B.A. from Wesleyan University received his J.D. from the Columbia University School of Law. Brian is married to Marcy Masters Frosh; they have two daughters, both educated in Montgomery County’s public schools.