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This is the money that bribed the California legislators to pass the mandatory vaccination bill putting the lives, health and well being of hundreds of thousands of children in jeopardy.  This was never about the health of these children……it was about making money.  Never has there been such a clear cut example of how politicians sell their votes and the favors of their office while betraying the people they swore to represent.  Marti O

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Drug companies donated millions to California lawmakers before vaccine debate
Industry gave more than $2 million to current lawmakers in 2013-14
Opponents of SB 277 link supporters to pharmaceutical donations
http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article24913978.html

A subplot to the vociferous debate over the student vaccination bill moving through California’s Capitol is opponents’ allegations that the effort reflects the influence of the pharmaceutical industry.

Critics of Senate Bill 277, which would eliminate the personal belief and religious exemptions for schoolchildren, accuse the measure’s supporters in the Legislature of doing the bidding of donors who make vaccines and other pharmaceuticals.

TOP DRUG MAKER DONORS
State records show that pharmaceutical companies and trade groups donated more than $2 million to current lawmakers in 2013-2014.
Pharmaceutical company or group Campaign donations to current state legislators Campaign donations to current state legislators

Johnson & Johnson Inc. $86,300 $583,926
GlaxoSmithKline $32,250 $561,479
Eli Lilly & Company $193,100 $280,863
Gilead Sciences Inc. $77,600 $196,732
Biocom PAC $30,000 $223,224
Sanofi $48,000 $172,500
Abbott Laboratories $173,600 $42,500
Astellas Pharma US Inc. $47,900 $161,440
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LLP $157,300 $49,583
Merck & Co. Inc. $91,600 $108,204
California Pharmacists Association $53,389 $134,176
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers Assn. $137,950 $45,455
Eisai Inc. $92,000 $88,000
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company $32,300 $144,101
Pfizer $150,600 $21,250
AbbVie $138,425 $25,530
Amgen $105,600 $45,455
Allergan USA Inc. $120,100 $22,757
Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. $40,000 $83,348
Pharmacy Professionals of California $32,000 $0

TOP DRUG MAKER RECIPIENTS
Lawmaker Party/District Amount

Sen. Richard Pan* D-Sacramento $95,150
Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins D-San Diego $90,250
Sen. Ed Hernandez* D-Azusa $67,750
Sen. Holly Mitchell* D-Los Angeles $60,107
Assemblyman Brian Maienschein* R-San Diego $59,879
Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León D-Los Angeles $56,648
Sen. Isadore Hall D-Compton $52,400
Sen. Jerry Hill D-San Mateo $50,209
Assemblyman Henry Perea D-Fresno $49,550
Assemblywoman Shirley Weber D-San Diego $47,000
Assemblyman Mike Gatto D-Los Angeles $46,491
Assemblywoman Susan A. Bonilla* D-Concord $45,600
Sen. Andy Vidak R-Hanford $42,800
Assemblyman Tom Daly D-Anaheim $40,300
Assemblyman Kevin Mullin D-South San Francisco $38,400
Assemblyman Adam Gray D-Merced $37,000
Assemblyman Rob Bonta* D-Alameda $36,750
Assemblyman Anthony Rendon D-Lakewood $36,200

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