Jan. 27, 2011 - The Senate Rules Committee has approved Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg's proposed lineups for policy committees. Below is list of the committee chairman/vice-chairman and their top contributors by interest group.
banking & Financial Institutions - Juan Vargas
Sam Blakeslee - Vice chair
Contributions above are for the last four years of available data, Oct 17, 2006 - Oct 16, 2010. Contributions from political parties and from other candidates are not included in the "Top 10" lists. Contributions data provided by the National Institute on Money in State Politics (FollowTheMoney.org)