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Kirsten Gillibrand Stock Act

Reforming Washington & Restoring Our Faith in Congress

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

If we are going to restore the trust the American people have in Congress and rebuild their faith in government, increasing transparency and accountability in many aspects of how Washington does business is imperative. The STOCK Act is just a start.

The Right Result for a Few of the Wrong Reasons: Why Nearly Everyone Favors the STOCK Act, and Should Continue to Do So

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

If it becomes law, the new measure will mark a step forward because, first of all, it removes any conceivable doubt about the legal prohibition on Members of Congress and their staffs who might be tempted into insider trading. Not that there was much doubt in the first place.

Michael McAuliff

Senate Moves Towards Ending Congressional Insider Trading, Warning Of 'Thidwick's Antlers' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate advanced a bill Monday that aims to curb potential insider trading by Congress. The Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledg...

Ryan Grim

STOCK Act: Insider Trading Bill To Receive Senate Vote Next Week [UPDATE] | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Senate bill banning the trading of corporate stocks by members of Congress based on nonpublic political information will see a vote ne...