Senate Passes JOBS Act, STOCK Act

By: Thursday March 22, 2012 12:15 pm

It’s unusual when the Senate passes one bill in a single day, but today they’ve passed two. And both are an indication of the seriousness of legislating in the modern age.


Senate Will Pass House Version of STOCK Act, Drop Political Intelligence Measures

By: Wednesday March 21, 2012 9:00 am

The Senate leadership has given up on trying to pass their version of the STOCK Act, instead planning a vote on the House bill. The two big Senate amendments that lose out here are the Leahy-Cornyn amendment responding to a Supreme Court ruling that weakened prosecutorial use of the “honest services fraud” statute against public officials and businessmen, and one from Chuck Grassley, on “political intelligence.”

STOCK Act Passes House as Bachus Insider Trading Investigation Begins

By: Friday February 10, 2012 9:32 am

The House passed a watered-down version of the STOCK Act, the bill that would ban insider trading among members of Congress as the Office of Congressional Ethics investigates Rep. Spence Bachus for insider trading.

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