Eliminate Eric Cantor’s Insider Trading Loophole

Sign the Petition to Support a Strong STOCK Act

Both houses of Congress passed the STOCK Act, the bill that would stop congressional insider trading.

But the version that passed in the House is substantially weaker than the version that passed in the Senate. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) did his campaign funders on Wall Street a huge favor by including a loophole for lobbyists and hedge fund managers who trade on congressional insider information.

We can defeat Cantor’s loophole, which would allow Wall Street’s minions to prowl the halls of Congress in search of insider info that can be turned to cash on the stock market.

Show your support for a strong STOCK Act.

Sign the petition to demand that Congress eliminate Cantor’s Wall Street insider trading loophole.

 

We, the undersigned, call on Congress to send to the President’s desk a strong STOCK Act. Reject Rep. Eric Cantor’s version, and oppose his loophole that would allow Wall Street minions to prowl the halls of Congress in search of inside information. To restore confidence in government, we need Congress to pass sweeping ethics legislation without loopholes carved out for special interests.

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Number Date Name Add a Comment
48846 Tue Nov 13 09:18:17 EST 2012 Anonymous Cantor seems to think the House is his own personal fifedom
48845 Mon Nov 05 16:42:37 EST 2012 anomyous
48844 Fri Nov 02 20:37:06 EDT 2012 TRICIA PHILIPSON
48843 Wed Oct 31 19:02:20 EDT 2012 Anonymous
48842 Sat Oct 20 04:17:32 EDT 2012 Linda Dennis
48841 Mon Oct 15 03:54:32 EDT 2012 Linda Dennis
48840 Thu Oct 04 16:22:37 EDT 2012 Jack Gaudin Why is this not being made pulic??
48839 Sun Sep 30 12:31:09 EDT 2012 M Andrus
48838 Mon Sep 10 20:50:30 EDT 2012 Anonymous
48837 Tue Sep 04 16:39:40 EDT 2012 Altagracia Rivas
48836 Tue Sep 04 16:39:28 EDT 2012 Altagracia Rivas
48835 Sun Sep 02 20:00:47 EDT 2012 Anonymous
48834 Wed Aug 15 15:53:54 EDT 2012 Judy Dixon Eric Cantor is so disgusting -- he must be stopped. Why isn't this being made more public?
48833 Sun Aug 12 19:28:58 EDT 2012 Hans Backer
48832 Sun Aug 05 00:31:01 EDT 2012 Anonymous
48831 Sat Jul 21 14:10:57 EDT 2012 Carol Black
48830 Fri Jul 20 15:29:58 EDT 2012 Anonymous I hope now that the rest of the american public see's now really who's to blame for the economy. THE HOUSE DO NOTHING REPUBLICANS!
48829 Tue Jul 17 15:54:40 EDT 2012 Carlos Cunha
48828 Tue Jul 10 21:32:42 EDT 2012 K. Arnone
48827 Fri Jul 06 17:30:18 EDT 2012 Michael Howell How many of you really despise the birthrights of freedom and justice?
48826 Tue Jul 03 01:03:11 EDT 2012 merrell gerber
48825 Mon Jul 02 15:47:31 EDT 2012 Mavis Eggiman Haven't republicans done enough damage to this country? Instead of voting on a jobs act they want to repeal the health care act and only produce bills that will benefit the rich. It's about time democrats More....
48824 Tue Jun 26 08:34:44 EDT 2012 Anonymous i just wonder how he keeps getting re-elected after his wifes bank gets 200 million to stay afloat small government guy isnt he jus sayn
48823 Mon Jun 25 13:44:46 EDT 2012 Yvette Sherer
48822 Thu Jun 21 21:18:20 EDT 2012 K. Arnone
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