fossil fuel industry
Despite public anger over congressional stock trading, senators and reps have held on to personal investments in companies that fall under their committees' jurisdiction.
a long-overdue reckoning
Lawmakers purchased stock in gas and oil pipeline companies last year as the U.S. became the world's top exporter of liquid natural gas.
Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, benefits from investments in the fossil fuel industry while crafting climate policies.
A new report found that ExxonMobil and GM led big business groups in supporting rules that made it harder for shareholders to submit proposals.