State Sen. Mark Leno Chosen to Lead Budget Committee

Chad Outler | December 06, 2010

Dec. 6, 2010 -- State Sen. Mark Leno has been selected to chair the California Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, according to the Sacramento Bee. Leno isn't new to budgetary issues, having served as a member of the Budget Committee and the chair of the Budget and Fiscal Review Sub-Committee on Health and Human Services in the 2009-2010 session. Leno represents the 3rd district, covering San Francisco, Marin, and Sonoma.

Here is a list of Sen. Leno's top ten contributors by interest group:

Public Sector Unions$189,999
General Trade Unions$177,900
Lawyers & Lobbyists$154,402
Health Professionals$81,425
Real Estate$73,980
Telecom Services & Equipment    
Transportation Unions$23,350
Gambling & Casinos$18,900
Health Services$18,050
Business Services$15,900

Contributions above are for the last four years of available data, Jul 1, 2006 - Jun 30, 2010. Contributions from political parties and from other candidates are not included.