112th Congress Subcommittee Chairmen: Ways and Means

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

Trade Subcommittee

Rep. Kevin Brady, Texas

Interest Contributions
Oil & Gas $91,400
Insurance $70,550
Real Estate $66,000
Health Professionals $47,050
Banks and Credit $38,950
Lawyers/Law Firms $35,299
Securities & Investment $34,850
Railroads $30,000
Retail Sales $29,200
Air Transport $28,999

Health Subcommittee

Rep. Wally Herger, California.

Interest Contributions
Insurance $92,500
Health Professionals $76,300
Crop Production & Basic Processing $69,900
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products $62,500
Banks and Credit $29,900
Health Services/HMOs $29,000
Securities & Investment $24,400
Special Trade Contractors $23,500
Real Estate $21,300
General Contractors $21,000

Oversight Subcommittee

Rep. Charles Boustany, Louisiana

Interest Contributions
Health Professionals $208,800
Oil & Gas $105,250
Insurance $98,382
Health Services/HMOs $61,300
Hospitals/Nursing Homes $61,000
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products $58,278
Securities & Investment $56,220
Lawyers/Law Firms $44,400
Crop Production & Basic Processing $34,650
Lobbyists $32,631

Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee

Rep. Pat Tiberi, Ohio

Interest Contributions
Insurance $223,820
Health Professionals $155,701
Real Estate $111,744
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products $105,950
Lawyers/Law Firms $95,315
Banks and Credit $93,900
Securities & Investment $93,150
Retail Sales $89,150
Electric Utilities $79,100
Food & Beverage $74,400

Human Resources Subcommittee

Rep. Geoff Davis, Kentucky

Interest Contributions
Health Professionals $133,950
Insurance $103,587
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing $61,200
Health Services/HMOs $54,450
Banks and Credit $50,750
Securities & Investment $45,350
Real Estate $41,050
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products $40,250
Beer, Wine & Liquor $36,163
Oil & Gas $34,000

Social Security Subcommittee

Rep. Sam Johnson, Texas

Interest Contributions
Insurance $75,450
Real Estate $45,200
Banks and Credit $36,725
Health Professionals $35,110
Securities & Investment $34,600
Oil & Gas $32,800
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products $31,500
Automotive $30,856
Misc Finance $28,150
Defense Aerospace $26,000

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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