Coke/Pepsi Money Behind Soda Tax Opposition Spending in CA

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CA Senators Voting NO on Fracking Moratorium Received 14x More from Oil & Gas Industry

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June 4, 2014—On May 28, 2014, the California State Senate rejected a bill that would have placed a moratorium on oil and gas well stimulation treatments, including hydraulic and acid fracturing, until the government completes a scientific study of the practices' impacts on human and environmental health.

How much money have oil and gas interests given to senators voting against the moratorium?

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Read the details about our data sources and methodology. Contributions data provided by the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

MapLight California reveals campaign contributions to Assemblymembers and Senators in the California State Legislature. We show how much interest groups like gas and electric utilities and attorneys and law firms contribute to your representatives in Sacramento. More details...

We currently include contributions made between Jan. 1, 2003 and Dec. 31, 2012 to legislators who have served in the 2009-2010 and 2011-2012 sessions.

Top Senate Recipients Funded

Last four years of available data, Jan. 1, 2009 - Dec. 31, 2012.

Cathleen Galgiani$3,350,480
Richard Roth$3,028,308
Fran Pavley$2,972,495
Anthony Cannella$2,793,973
Ted Lieu$2,728,173
Tony Strickland$2,658,057
Marty Block$2,628,282
Mimi Walters$2,214,442
Michael Rubio$2,196,499
Abel Maldonado$2,104,945

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Top Assembly Recipients Funded

Last two years of available data, Jan. 1, 2011 - Dec. 31, 2012.

Ken Cooley$4,113,825
John Perez$2,621,242
Al Muratsuchi$2,333,471
Bill Berryhill$2,211,753
Betsy Butler$2,150,350
Michael Allen$2,074,897
Jose Medina$1,950,603
Jeff Miller$1,945,543
Ed Chau$1,470,913
Connie Conway$1,454,549

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