Speaker Philip Gunn Appoints Rep. John Read as New House Appropriations Committee Chairman
Jackson, MS—Speaker Philip Gunn announced today the appointment of John Read (R-Gautier) as the new Chairman of Appropriations in the House of Representatives.
“John has more experience and knowledge of the appropriations process than anyone in the House of Representatives,” said Speaker of the House Philip Gunn. “He has 25 years of legislative experience. He has been a member of the Appropriations Committee for more than 20 years and has served as the Vice-Chairman of Appropriations for eight of those years.