2011-2012 California Senate Committee Chairmen: Rules

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.

Rules - Darrell Steinberg

General Trade Unions$279,581
Lawyers & Lobbyists$203,620
Public Sector Unions$155,950
Health Professionals$154,151
Real Estate$112,950
Pharmaceuticals & Health Products$98,302
Tribal Governments$81,500
Health Services$67,637
Telecom Services & Equipment$60,750

Tom Harman - Vice chair

Real Estate$95,900
Tribal Governments$57,000
Health Professionals$49,298
Public Sector Unions$45,100
Gambling & Casinos$42,150
Pharmaceuticals & Health Products$41,050
Lawyers & Lobbyists$38,748
Beer, Wine & Liquor$38,100
Hospitals & Nursing Homes$37,781

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 (