2011-2012 California Senate Committee Chairmen: Environmental Quality

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 a list of the committee chairman/vice-chairman and their top contributors by interest group.

Environmental Quality  - Joe Simitian

Public Sector Unions$92,600
General Trade Unions$83,800
Real Estate$67,400
Lawyers & Lobbyists$51,600
Health Professionals$42,975
Telecom Services & Equipment$32,200
Waste Management$20,712
Computer Equipment & Services$17,550

Tony Strickland - Vice chair

Real Estate$202,640
Tribal Governments$99,100
Health Professionals$78,300
Lawyers & Lobbyists$72,426
Food & Beverage$69,700
Oil & Gas$68,300
Hospitals & Nursing Homes$68,298
Pharmaceuticals & Health Products$62,545
Securities & Investment$59,650

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 (