2011-2012 California Senate Committee Chairmen: Governance & Finance

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.

Governance & Finance - Lois Wolk

General Trade Unions$226,050
Public Sector Unions$117,439
Lawyers & Lobbyists$61,633
Health Professionals$48,640
Tribal Governments$31,900
Pharmaceuticals & Health Products$27,390
Transportation Unions$23,550
Health Services$17,900
General Contractors$17,700

Bob Huff - Vice chair

Real Estate$111,663
Public Sector Unions$71,697
Tribal Governments$49,800
General Contractors$33,300
Health Professionals$31,544
Telecom Services & Equipment$30,010
Hospitals & Nursing Homes$24,989
Pharmaceuticals & Health Products$24,550

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 (