2011-2012 California Senate Committee Chairmen: Health

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.

Health - Ed Hernandez

Health Professionals$119,023
General Trade Unions$105,100
Public Sector Unions$92,555
Pharmaceuticals & Health Products$51,900
Real Estate$40,750
Lawyers & Lobbyists$29,784
Retail Sales$25,700
Telecom Services & Equipment$25,040
Tribal Governments$23,100

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 (