2011-2012 California Senate Committee Chairmen: Agriculture

Jan 27, 2011 - The Senate Rules Committee has approved Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg's proposed lineups for policy committees. Below is list of the committee chairman/vice-chairman and their top contributors by interest group.

Agriculture - Anthony Cannella

Interest Contributions
Oil & Gas $24,200
Crop Production & Basic Processing $22,082
Insurance $20,455
Beer, Wine & Liquor $19,600
General Contractors $14,300
Real Estate $13,300
Poultry & Eggs $12,300
Hospitals & Nursing Homes $9,800
Special Trade Contractors $8,900
Health Professionals $7,950

Vice-chair - Michael Rubio

Interest Contributions
General Trade Unions $123,700
Health Professionals $77,150
Real Estate $44,458
Public Sector Unions $39,700
Insurance $33,694
Lawyers & Lobbyists $29,340
Oil & Gas $28,400
Tribal Governments $23,200
Electric Utilities $16,700
Telecom Services & Equipment $12,300

Contributions above are for the last four years of available data, Oct 17, 2006 - Oct 16, 2010. Contributions from political parties and from other candidates are not included in the "Top 10" lists. Contributions data provided by the National Institute on Money in State Politics (FollowTheMoney.org)