2011-2012 California Senate Committee Chairmen: Public Employment and Retirement

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.

Public Employment and Retirement - Gloria Negrete McLeod

General Trade Unions$116,800
Health Professionals$88,821
Pharmaceuticals & Health Products$87,454
Public Sector Unions$81,350
Real Estate$61,725
Beer, Wine & Liquor$55,767
Gambling & Casinos$36,400
Telecom Services & Equipment$34,400
Health Services$33,566

Mimi Walters - Vice chair

Real Estate$166,800
Pharmaceuticals & Health Products$81,296
Health Professionals$70,150
Tribal Governments$48,200
Lawyers & Lobbyists$43,775
General Contractors$39,200
Telecom Services & Equipment$36,700
Computer Equipment & Services$36,000
Health Services$32,900

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 (