2011-2012 California Senate Committee Chairmen: Governmental Organization

Jeffrey ErnstFriedman | January 27, 2011

Jan. 27, 2011 - The Senate Rules Committee has approved Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg's proposed lineups for policy committees. Below is a list of the committee chairman/vice-chairman and their top contributors by interest group.

Governmental Organization - Rod Wright

Public Sector Unions$81,300
General Trade Unions$79,550
Telecom Services & Equipment$63,539
Oil & Gas$42,750
Beer, Wine & Liquor$39,050
Health Professionals$39,050
Real Estate$38,400
Gambling & Casinos$36,400
Electric Utilities$34,250

Joel Anderson - Vice chair

Tribal Governments$81,425
Health Professionals$59,759
Public Sector Unions$51,625
Telecom Services & Equipment$51,525
Beer, Wine & Liquor$38,242
Real Estate$34,450
Gambling & Casinos$30,000
Electric Utilities$29,900
General Contractors$26,600

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 (

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