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This is how much money Phillip Chen has taken from the various sectors since he was elected to the legislature.
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
Energy & Natural Resources
Communications & Electronics
Lawyers & Lobbyists
Note: The above percentages might not add up to exactly 100% because we are not displaying any contributions that have not yet been classified.
Committees this legislator serves on
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Bills involving new regulatory entities within the Department of Consumer Affairs; elimination of regulatory entities within the DCA; health care professional licensing; Veterinarian licensing; Occupational licensing; Vocational education; Department of General Services; Product labeling
Bills involving the California Energy Commission; California Independent System Operator; California Public Utilities Commission; Electric generation; Electric grid; Energy providers; utility rates; water utilities.
How special interest groups rate this legislator
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The California Labor Federation is an umbrella organization that claims to represent more than 1,200 labor unions representing 2.1 million workers in manufacturing, retail, construction, hospitality, public sector, health care, entertainment and other industries.
Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association advocates for limited taxation and for the “economical, equitable and efficient use of taxpayer dollars.” It was founded by Howard and Estelle Jarvis, who championed Proposition 13 in 1978, California’s landmark property tax limit.