112th Congress Subcommittee Chairmen: Education and the Workforce

Chad Outler | January 14, 2011

Jan. 14, 2011 -- House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline 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.

Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness

Rep. Virginia Foxx, North Carolina

Health Professionals$40,370
Banks and Credit$21,920
Crop Production & Basic Processing$15,500
Lawyers/Law Firms$15,070
Air Transport$14,500
Human Rights$14,400
Telephone Utilities$14,000
Food & Beverage$13,850
General Contractors$12,500
Real Estate$12,160

Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions

Rep. Phil Roe, Tennessee

Health Professionals$87,100
General Contractors$44,850
Misc Business$14,700
Real Estate$13,660
Food Processing & Sales$12,550
Lawyers/Law Firms$9,050
Chemical & Related Manufacturing$8,250
Oil & Gas$8,200
Beer, Wine & Liquor$7,200
Building Materials & Equipment$5,800

Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education

Rep. Duncan Hunter, California

Defense Electronics$54,750
Defense Aerospace$47,100
Health Professionals$39,615
Misc Defense$27,000
General Contractors$23,700
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing$17,000
Construction Services$16,995
Special Trade Contractors$15,000
Transportation Unions$14,750
Lawyers/Law Firms$14,000

Workforce Protections

Rep. Tim Walberg, Michigan

Real Estate$45,150
Securities & Investment$32,450
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing$31,000
Health Professionals$26,980
Misc Finance$21,078
Oil & Gas$20,750
General Contractors$17,100
Lawyers/Law Firms$14,910

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 (

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