2011-2012 California Senate Committee Chairmen: Insurance

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.

Insurance - Ron Calderon

General Trade Unions$91,800
Pharmaceuticals & Health Products$70,000
Real Estate$61,600
Public Sector Unions$58,100
Telecom Services & Equipment$51,350
Oil & Gas$35,650
Gambling & Casinos$33,300
Electric Utilities$30,600
General Contractors$29,180

Ted Gaines - Vice chair

Real Estate$64,725
Pharmaceuticals & Health Products$50,350
Commercial Banks$34,900
Health Professionals$32,300
General Contractors$28,900
Telecom Services & Equipment$27,800
Health Services$27,082
Tribal Governments$25,100
Tobacco companies & tobacco product sales$22,300

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 (