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112th Congress Subcommittee Chairmen: House Appropriations

Jeffrey ErnstFriedman | January 14, 2011

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

InterestContributions
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

InterestContributions
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

InterestContributions
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

InterestContributions
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

InterestContributions
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

InterestContributions
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

InterestContributions
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

InterestContributions
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

InterestContributions
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

InterestContributions
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

InterestContributions
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

InterestContributions
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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