Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act

After “60 Minutes” ran a piece about congressional insider trading – an idea given to a producer by Public Citizen – the country demanded action. The result? The STOCK Act, which prohibits insider trading by members of Congress and their staffs.

Statement of Craig Holman: Shame on Congress for Repealing Major Provision of STOCK Act; Obama Should Veto, April 12, 2013

Statement of Craig Holman: Time to Open the Books on the Political Intelligence Industry, April 4, 2013

Press release: Senate Acts on Useful but Timid Bill to Ban Congressional Insider Trading, March 22, 2012

Letter to Sen. Harry Reid: Enact the “Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act”, Feb. 6, 2012

Coalition letter to Sen. Harry Reid: Restore Critical Anti-Corruption Provisions to STOCK Act, March 6, 2012

Letter to all senators: Pass the “Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act”, Jan. 31, 2012

Letter to all members of Congress: Legislation Banning Congressional Insider Trading Must Neither Be Weakened Nor Delayed any Further, Dec. 21, 2011

Letter to all members of the House: Move the STOCK Act Forward, Dec. 9, 2011

Public Citizen statement on STOCK Act: House Committee on Financial Services, Dec. 5, 2011

Public Citizen statement on STOCK Act: Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Government Affairs, Dec. 1, 2011

Coalition letter: Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Government Affairs, Dec. 1, 2011

Coalition letter to Senate: Support the “Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act”, Nov. 18, 2011

Coalition letter to House: Support the “Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act”, Nov. 18, 2011

Press release: Reps. Walz and Slaughter Introduce “Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act”, March 4, 2009

Coalition letter to Reps. Baird, Slaughter, Walz: Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act”, March 4, 2009

Blog post: “Insider Trading: How Congress Can Make Big Bucks at Our Expense”, March 23, 2009

Action: Tell Congress to End Insider Trading in Washington