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112th Congress Subcommittee Chairmen: House Homeland Security

Jeffrey ErnstFriedman | January 14, 2011

Jan. 14, 2011 - House Homeland Security Chairman Peter T. King 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.

Border and Maritime Security
Rep. Candice Miller, Michigan

InterestContributions
Transportation Unions$60,500
Air Transport$38,499
Railroads$34,000
Automotive$31,900
Health Professionals$27,650
Lawyers/Law Firms$26,400
Electric Utilities$23,500
Building Trade Unions$23,500
Real Estate$22,500
Banks and Credit$21,300

Counterterrorism and Intelligence
Rep. Patrick Meehan, Pennsylvania

InterestContributions
Lawyers/Law Firms$412,845
Real Estate$110,900
Securities & Investment$71,250
Health Professionals$70,100
General Contractors$57,250
Insurance$55,840
Banks and Credit$51,800
Accountants$44,550
Pharmaceuticals/Health Products$41,150
Construction Services$39,550

Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies
Rep. Dan Lungren, California

InterestContributions
Real Estate$126,500
Lawyers/Law Firms$93,115
Computers/Internet$52,935
Railroads$46,400
Lobbyists$42,084
Oil & Gas$41,700
TV/Movies/Music$37,000
Health Professionals$35,974
Automotive$31,250
Defense Aerospace$30,650

Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications
Rep. Gus Bilirakis, Florida

InterestContributions
Health Professionals$147,439
Real Estate$62,250
Lawyers/Law Firms$52,500
Insurance$34,500
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing$23,700
Banks and Credit$18,750
Lobbyists$16,827
Food & Beverage$16,181
Pro-Israel$15,000
TV/Movies/Music$14,550

Oversight, Investigations, and Management
Rep. Michael T. McCaul, Texas

InterestContributions
Real Estate$84,700
Oil & Gas$79,100
Computers/Internet$74,100
Misc Finance$69,350
Lawyers/Law Firms$66,420
Health Professionals$50,759
TV/Movies/Music$41,700
Beer, Wine & Liquor$34,117
General Contractors$33,850
Business Services$29,587

Transportation Security
Rep. Mike Rogers, Alabama

InterestContributions
Health Professionals$104,300
Defense Aerospace$56,750
Real Estate$45,550
Lawyers/Law Firms$44,850
Insurance$42,800
Defense Electronics$38,000
Banks and Credit$34,000
Crop Production & Basic Processing$30,150
General Contractors$29,100
Misc Defense$26,850

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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