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Americans Want Stock Trade Limits On Their Members Of Congress

Americans Want Stock Trade Limits On Their Members Of Congress

By Bob Unruh One issue has brought America together at last – the question over whether members of Congress, who often have insider information about rules, regulations and laws that affect various companies and their stocks, should be allowed to buy and sell while they are in office. They shouldn’t. That’s according to Convention of States […]

McCarthy Considers Banning Lawmakers From Trading Stocks If Republicans Retake House Majority

McCarthy Considers Banning Lawmakers From Trading Stocks If Republicans Retake House Majority

Andrew Trunsky Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is considering limiting or barring lawmakers’ ability to hold and trade stocks and equities if Republicans retake the House majority in November. A McCarthy spokesman confirmed to the Daily Caller News Foundation that he was considering new limits, while the minority leader told Punchbowl News that the changes were being examined, […]

Raise Congressional Pay — And Tax The Rich

Raise Congressional Pay — And Tax The Rich

  by Thomas L. Knapp “Young investors have a new strategy,” National Public Radio’s Tim Mak reported on September 21:  “Watching financial disclosures of sitting members of Congress for stock tips.” Under the Stock Act, members of Congress must disclose their own stock trades, and those of their spouses, within 45 days. One member of […]