112th Congress Subcommittee Chairmen: House Appropriations

Jan. 14, 2011 -- House Appropriatons Committee Chairman Hal Rogers has selected members to serve as subcommittee chairpersons for the 112th Congress. Below is a list of the selections as well as their top contributions by interest group.

Agriculture Subcommittee
Jack Kingston, Georgia

Interest Contributions
Health Professionals $52,800
Crop Production & Basic Processing $51,150
Lobbyists $40,245
Defense Electronics $38,800
Insurance $38,250
Food Processing & Sales $31,250
Lawyers/Law Firms $30,681
Misc Defense $28,000
Food & Beverage $26,550
Defense Aerospace $26,500

Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee:
Frank Wolf, Virginia

Interest Contributions
Real Estate $50,850
Lawyers/Law Firms $49,794
Computers/Internet $45,250
Public Sector Unions $40,000
Air Transport $32,500
Construction Services $32,400
Defense Electronics $24,800
Business Services $20,800
General Contractors $18,800
Misc Defense $18,500

Defense Subcommittee:
Bill Young, Florida

Interest Contributions
Defense Electronics $68,000
Lobbyists $46,842
Securities & Investment $45,800
Health Professionals $43,200
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing $39,900
Misc Defense $36,500
Defense Aerospace $33,000
Air Transport $24,500
Real Estate $19,900
Electric Utilities $10,750

Energy and Water Subcommittee:
Rodney Frelinghuysen, New Jersey

Interest Contributions
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products $73,400
Defense Electronics $46,900
Securities & Investment $46,500
Electric Utilities $42,750
General Contractors $35,350
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing $33,750
Air Transport $33,500
Real Estate $32,400
Defense Aerospace $30,500
Health Professionals $23,200

Financial Services Subcommittee:
Jo Ann Emerson, Missouri

Interest Contributions
Crop Production & Basic Processing $110,605
Health Professionals $100,030
Public Sector Unions $57,000
Lawyers/Law Firms $50,950
Insurance $47,480
Building Trade Unions $44,500
Banks and Credit $41,100
Real Estate $39,700
Agricultural Services/Products $39,650
Securities & Investment $34,550

Homeland Security Subcommittee:
Robert Aderholt, Alabama

Interest Contributions
Misc Defense $50,050
Defense Aerospace $36,000
Defense Electronics $29,500
Health Professionals $28,747
Banks and Credit $24,500
Lawyers/Law Firms $22,929
Computers/Internet $21,694
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing $17,440
Insurance $15,250
Lobbyists $15,150

Interior Subcommittee:
Mike Simpson, Idaho

Interest Contributions
Health Professionals $68,550
Electric Utilities $51,130
Crop Production & Basic Processing $49,000
General Contractors $31,600
Oil & Gas $25,500
Lobbyists $24,024
Casinos/Gambling $18,300
Lawyers/Law Firms $17,750
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing $15,900
Forestry & Forest Products $15,650

Labor, Health and Human Services Subcommittee:
Dennis Rehberg, Montana

Interest Contributions
Electric Utilities $47,550
Oil & Gas $35,550
Casinos/Gambling $30,750
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing $29,000
Lawyers/Law Firms $27,700
Crop Production & Basic Processing $27,260
Livestock $23,745
Health Professionals $22,025
Banks and Credit $21,054
Air Transport $20,998

Legislative Branch Subcommittee:
Ander Crenshaw, Florida

Interest Contributions
Real Estate $33,600
Special Trade Contractors $28,400
Electric Utilities $19,000
Defense Electronics $17,000
Defense Aerospace $16,000
Computers/Internet $15,350
Misc Finance $14,050
Insurance $14,000
Misc Defense $13,000
Lawyers/Law Firms $12,750

Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee
John Culberson, Texas

Interest Contributions
Oil & Gas $86,400
Real Estate $42,100
Health Professionals $33,200
Air Transport $31,400
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing $25,000
Defense Aerospace $24,000
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products $21,000
Pro-Israel $15,600
Lawyers/Law Firms $14,900
Insurance $14,800

State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee:
Kay Granger, Texas

Interest Contributions
Oil & Gas $75,750
Real Estate $67,883
Lawyers/Law Firms $61,635
Defense Aerospace $58,500
Defense Electronics $49,000
Lobbyists $47,450
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing $46,200
Air Transport $35,500
Misc Defense $32,350
Pro-Israel $31,500

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee:
Tom Latham, Iowa

Interest Contributions
Agricultural Services/Products $74,575
Health Professionals $59,300
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products $46,750
Insurance $37,950
Crop Production & Basic Processing $37,875
Electric Utilities $35,050
Banks and Credit $35,050
Food Processing & Sales $32,535
Lobbyists $32,520
Securities & Investment $31,450

Contributions above are for the last two years of available data, Nov 23, 2008 - Nov 22, 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)

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