2011-2012 California Senate Committee Chairmen: Natural Resources and Water

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.

Natural Resources and Water - Fran Pavley

Public Sector Unions$95,700
Lawyers & Lobbyists$89,404
General Trade Unions$59,805
TV & Movie Production/Distribution$57,800
Health Professionals$36,750
Real Estate$35,655
Securities & Investment$20,200
Computer Equipment & Services$15,150
Pro-Environmental Policy$13,850
Retail Sales$12,279

Doug La Malfa -  Vice chair

Crop Production & Basic Processing$61,875
Real Estate$12,450
Health Professionals$10,850
Telecom Services & Equipment$8,000
Tribal Governments$6,000
Food Processing & Sales$4,600
General Trade Unions$3,800
Beer, Wine & Liquor$3,500

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 (