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Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses

Massachusetts General Court

Name Party Role
Julian Cyr Democratic chair
Edward F. Coppinger Democratic chair
James B. Eldridge Democratic vice chair
Josh S. Cutler Democratic vice chair
Sal N. DiDomenico Democratic member
Kenneth I. Gordon Democratic member
Natalie M. Higgins Democratic member
James K. Hawkins Democratic member
Carlos González Democratic member
Anne M. Gobi Democratic member
Daniel R. Cullinane Democratic member
Lenny Mirra Republican member
Sonia Chang-Diaz Democratic member
Joan Meschino Democratic member
Joseph D. McKenna Republican member


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