2011-2012 California Senate Committee Chairmen: Appropriations

Jeffrey ErnstFriedman | January 27, 2011

Jan 27, 2011 - The Senate Rules Committee has approved Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg's proposed lineups for policy committees. Below is list of the committee chairman/vice-chairman and their top contributors by interest group.

Appropriations - Christine Kehoe

General Trade Unions$137,350
Public Sector Unions$101,600
Telecom Services & Equipment$46,619
Electric Utilities$41,700
Pharmaceuticals & Health Products$37,985
Lawyers & Lobbyists$33,505
Tribal Governments$27,895
Health Professionals$18,100
Real Estate$16,075

Mimi Walters - Vice chair

Real Estate$166,800
Pharmaceuticals & Health Products$81,296
Health Professionals$70,150
Tribal Governments$48,200
Lawyers & Lobbyists$43,775
General Contractors$39,200
Telecom Services & Equipment$36,700
Computer Equipment & Services$36,000
Health Services$32,900

Contributions above are for the last four years of available data, Oct 17, 2006 - Oct 16, 2010. Contributions from political parties and from other candidates are not included in the "Top 10" lists. Contributions data provided by the National Institute on Money in State Politics (