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Donald Humason, Jr

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Name  Donald Humason
Party  Republican Party
Role  American Politician

Education  Westfield State University

Donald F. "Don" Humason, Jr. (born July 31, 1967) is an American politician who represents the 2nd Hampden and Hampshire District in the Massachusetts Senate. He previously served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives representing the 4th Hampden District.

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Massachusetts House of Representatives (2003–2013)

In his first bid for public office, Humason was elected on November 5, 2002 with 63% of the vote and was re-elected in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, and 2012. He resigned on November 20, 2013 after he was elected to the State Senate.

Committee assignments

186th General Court (2009–2011)
  • Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure
  • Joint Committee on Higher Education
  • Joint Committee on Public Health
  • Joint Committee on Transportation
  • Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies
  • 187th General Court (2011–2013)
  • Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure
  • Joint Committee on Rules
  • Committee on Rules
  • 188th General Court (2013–2015)
  • Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure
  • Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies
  • 2013 special election

    On August 9, 2013, incumbent State Senator Michael Knapik resigned to become Executive Director of Advancement at Westfield State University. Humason defeated Michael Franco in the Republican primary on October 8 and defeated Democratic opponent David K. Bartley 53%-47%. A few weeks later, Humason was named as the new Senate Minority Whip by Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr. As Minority Whip, Humason will coordinate votes within the Senate Republican Caucus and assist the Minority Leader in developing policy.

    Towns represented

    In Hampden County: Chicopee (Ward 7 - Precinct A and B, Ward 8 - Precinct A, Ward 9 - Precinct A), Holyoke, Westfield, Agawam, Granville, Montgomery, Russell, Southwick and Tolland.
    In Hampshire County: Easthampton and Southampton.

    Committee assignments

  • Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities
  • Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure
  • Joint Committee on Public Health
  • Joint Committee on Public Service
  • Joint Committee on Revenue
  • Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy
  • Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs
  • Joint Committee on Ways and Means
  • Committee on Ways and Means
  • Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets
  • 189th General Court (2015–2017)
  • Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities
  • Joint Committee on Education
  • Joint Committee on Public Service
  • Joint Committee on Veterans and Federal Affairs
  • Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
  • Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets
  • Committee on Ways and Means
  • Appointments

  • Senate Minority Whip
  • Military Asset and Security Strategy Task Force
  • References

    Donald Humason, Jr. Wikipedia


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