Jan. 14, 2011 -- House Finacial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus has selected members to serve as subcommittee chairpersons for the 112th Congress. Below is a list of the selections as well as their top contributions by interest group.
Vice Chairman, Financial Services Committee
Rep. Jeb Hensarling, Texas
|Banks and Credit||$199,650|
|Securities & Investment||$115,000|
|Oil & Gas||$43,050|
Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity -- Insurance generally, housing, urban development, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Rep. Judy Biggert, Illinois
|Banks and Credit||$92,350|
|Securities & Investment||$87,850|
|Misc Manufacturing & Distributing||$33,350|
|Electronics Mfg & Services||$25,600|
Financial Institutions Subcommittee -- Banks and banking, depository institutions, federal deposit insurance, and safety and soundness.
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia
|Banks and Credit||$59,750|
|Oil & Gas||$48,900|
|Securities & Investment||$37,900|
Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee -- Capital markets, securities, and government sponsored enterprises.
Rep. Scott Garrett, New Jersey
|Securities & Investment||$195,310|
|Banks and Credit||$94,650|
|Oil & Gas||$32,900|
Domestic Monetary Policy Subcommittee -- Domestic monetary policy, currency, precious metals, valuation of the dollar, economic stabilization, defense production, commodity prices, financial aid to commerce and industry.
Rep. Ron Paul, Texas
|Banks and Credit||$12,300|
|Securities & Investment||$7,300|
|Misc Manufacturing & Distributing||$6,680|
|Oil & Gas||$5,950|
International Monetary Policy Subcommittee -- International monetary policy, international finance and banking, international financial and monetary organizations, including the IMF and World Bank, and the promotion of international trade in financial services.
Rep. Gary Miller, California
|Banks and Credit||$27,899|
|Beer, Wine & Liquor||$17,000|
Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee -- Oversight of all matters within the jurisdiction of the full Committee.
Rep. Randy Neugebauer, Texas
|Banks and Credit||$101,209|
|Oil & Gas||$77,150|
|Crop Production & Basic Processing||$57,500|
|Securities & Investment||$54,550|
Contributions above are for the last two years of available data, Nov 23, 2008 - Nov 22, 2010. Contributions from political parties and from other candidates are not included in the "Top 10" lists. Contributions data provided by the Center for Responsive Politics (OpenSecrets.org)