House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) has tapped delegates from the same legislative district to immediately take over two key House committees. In the waning moments of the General Assembly session late Monday night, Jones read through an order that she was appointing Del. Benjamin S. Barnes (D) chair of the House Appropriations Committee and Del. Joseline A. Peña-Melnyk (D) chair of the House Health and Government Operations Committee. Both represent District 21, which is anchored in Prince George’s County and includes a piece of Anne Arundel County.
Barnes, Peña-Melnyk to Take Over Key House Committees
April 13, 2022