Ossoff to Intro Bill to Ban Members of Congress and Their Spouses From Trading Stocks
Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-GA) is planning a bill to ban stock trading by federal lawmakers and their spouses, but it faces an uphill battle this year.
Top House Dem Buys Stock in Pharma Companies and Defense Contractors
The Build Back Better Act is in limbo in the U.S. House, with Democratic leaders delaying a vote on the bill on Friday, casting doubt over the fate of provisions added back into the plan that would curb prescription drug costs. In a dramatic late-night decision, Speaker Pelosi allowed a vote on the bipartisan infrastructure […]
The Roadblocks to Banning Congress From Trading Stocks
It’s no shock that most members of Congress, over half of whom are millionaires, don’t want to stop themselves and their spouses from being allowed to trade corporate stocks and derivatives while they hold public office. Just 8 percent of the House and 3 percent of the Senate are co-sponsoring bills to ban congressional stock […]