Adrienne Jones

February 12, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass Statues Unveiled at Maryland Statehouse

Gov. Hogan unveiled statues of Maryland abolitionists Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman at the Maryland State House on Monday. Their statues were placed in the Old House of Delegates Chamber of the State House, the room in which the decision to abolish slavery in Maryland was made.  Tubman and Douglass were born into slavery in […]

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May 1, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Image of Maryland General Assembly where the Assembly approved an income tax hike.

Making History, Delegates Elect African-American Woman as Speaker

The Maryland House of Delegates made history Wednesday by selecting its first African American, and its first woman, to lead the chamber. Delegate Adrienne Jones, a Democrat from Baltimore County, won an election held because of the death of former speaker, Michael Busch, on April 7. Gov. Larry Hogan had convened a special session of […]

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April 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hogan Calls Lawmakers Back to Annapolis

Annapolis lawmakers have been called back to the State House to elect a new speaker of the House of Delegates. The delegates are voting to choose the successor of Michael E. Busch, who died April 7, a day before the last day of the 90-day 2019 General Assembly session. The 72-year-old was the state’s longest […]

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