Insurers Backing Industry-Friendly Assembly Candidates
Anticipating an increase in regulation after the California gubernatorial race, the insurance industry has been donating millions of dollars to industry-friendly Assembly candidates, such as Garrett Yee (D). Yee, an insurance industry professional, and Bob Wieckowski (D)Â are running for the Assembly seat representing the Bay Area'sÂ 20th district. Yee has received $367,000 in donations from the industry in the form of independent expenditures and direct contributions.
- "Insurers Weigh in on Democratic Races" (Harmon, Contra Costa Times, 6/4).