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112th Congress Subcommittee Chairmen: House Financial Services

Jeffrey ErnstFriedman | January 14, 2011

Jan. 14, 2011 -- House Finacial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus 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.

Vice Chairman, Financial Services Committee

Rep. Jeb Hensarling,  Texas

InterestContributions
Banks and Credit$199,650
Misc Finance$132,526
Insurance$131,484
Securities & Investment$115,000
Real Estate$78,000
Accountants$57,400
Lawyers/Law Firms$49,060
Oil & Gas$43,050
Health Professionals$34,500
Retail Sales$25,600

Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity -- Insurance generally, housing, urban development, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Rep. Judy Biggert, Illinois

InterestContributions
Real Estate$116,776
Insurance$108,000
Banks and Credit$92,350
Securities & Investment$87,850
Accountants$42,647
Lawyers/Law Firms$36,935
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing$33,350
Misc Finance$32,260
Health Professionals$31,125
Electronics Mfg & Services$25,600

Financial Institutions Subcommittee -- Banks and banking, depository institutions, federal deposit insurance, and safety and soundness.

Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia

InterestContributions
Real Estate$109,600
Insurance$80,200
Lawyers/Law Firms$69,900
Banks and Credit$59,750
Health Professionals$57,514
Accountants$52,197
Mining$51,950
Oil & Gas$48,900
Securities & Investment$37,900
Misc Business$36,950

Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee -- Capital markets, securities, and government sponsored enterprises.

Rep. Scott Garrett, New Jersey

InterestContributions
Securities & Investment$195,310
Insurance$149,300
Banks and Credit$94,650
Real Estate$61,125
Lawyers/Law Firms$59,441
Misc Finance$38,460
Accountants$35,150
Oil & Gas$32,900
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$26,100
Automotive$24,550

Domestic Monetary Policy Subcommittee -- Domestic monetary policy, currency, precious metals, valuation of the dollar, economic stabilization, defense production, commodity prices, financial aid to commerce and industry.

Rep. Ron Paul, Texas

InterestContributions
Real Estate$18,250
Banks and Credit$12,300
Health Professionals$11,700
Misc Business$9,010
Securities & Investment$7,300
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing$6,680
Oil & Gas$5,950
Waste Management$4,000
Misc Finance$3,800
Livestock$3,460

International Monetary Policy Subcommittee -- International monetary policy, international finance and banking, international financial and monetary organizations, including the IMF and World Bank, and the promotion of international trade in financial services.

Rep. Gary Miller, California

InterestContributions
Real Estate$120,150
Insurance$36,800
Banks and Credit$27,899
Health Professionals$26,200
Lawyers/Law Firms$19,600
Lobbyists$17,950
Beer, Wine & Liquor$17,000
Defense Electronics$16,450
General Contractors$15,600
Air Transport$15,000

Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee -- Oversight of all matters within the jurisdiction of the full Committee.

Rep. Randy Neugebauer, Texas

InterestContributions
Banks and Credit$101,209
Insurance$87,250
Real Estate$82,775
Oil & Gas$77,150
Crop Production & Basic Processing$57,500
Securities & Investment$54,550
Misc Finance$51,810
Accountants$37,434
Livestock$33,699
Home Builders$29,550

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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