CA State Senator Michael Rubio Leaves Senate to Join Chevron

CA State Senator Michael Rubio is leaving the state legislature for Chevron Corporation to direct governmental affairs in California. Rubio had been serving as chair of the Senate Committee on Environmental Quality and had also been a member of the Committee on Natural Resources and Water.

Data: A MapLight analysis of campaign contributions to Senator Michael Rubio shows:

  • Contributions from Chevron Corporation to Rubio total $7,800.
  • Contributions from Oil & Gas interests to Rubio total $42,600.
Top 10 Interests Funding Contributions
General Trade Unions $150,300
Health Professionals $109,999
Insurance $66,332
Real Estate $64,058
Public Sector Unions $60,892
Tribal Governments $45,400
Oil & Gas $42,600
Lawyers & Lobbyists $35,390
Pharmaceuticals & Health Products $32,700
Telecom Services & Equipment $31,200

Methodology: MapLight analysis of campaign contributions to CA State Senator Michael Rubio from May 20, 2008-May 19, 2012. Data source: National Institute on Money in State Politics.

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