Dec. 17, 2010 -- As the New York Times reports, John L. Mica will be the chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Rep. Mica represents Florida's 7th Congressional District located on Florida's east coast. Mica has been a member of the House since 1992. Rep. Mica currently serves as the ranking minority leader on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
The following are the top ten contributors to Mica's campaign by interest group:
|Building Materials & Equipment||$30,250|
Rep. Mica will replace the current chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Minnesota Democrat James Oberstar. The following are the top ten contributors to Oberstar's campaign by interest group:
|Building Materials & Equipment||$40,150|
|Building Trade Unions||$36,000|
Contributions above are for the last two years of available data, Oct 14, 2008 - Oct 13, 2010. Contributions from political parties and from other candidates are not included in the "Top 10" lists. Contributions data provided by the Center for Responsive Politics (OpenSecrets.org).