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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126-150 of 48846 signatures
Number Date Name Add a Comment
48721 Tue Mar 13 09:15:30 EDT 2012 Michael Okenka
48720 Tue Mar 13 06:50:38 EDT 2012 Anonymous stop special interest
48719 Tue Mar 13 01:44:57 EDT 2012 Linda Staten
48718 Mon Mar 12 23:43:09 EDT 2012 Isis Charest We the public are tired of the loopholes!
48717 Mon Mar 12 13:06:06 EDT 2012 D P
48716 Mon Mar 12 11:38:30 EDT 2012 Benjamin Pilling
48715 Mon Mar 12 10:59:11 EDT 2012 Ronald Knutelski
48714 Mon Mar 12 09:43:09 EDT 2012 Suzy Hayes-Tripp The "gop" is an embarrassment to the entire country with their attacks on EVERYTHING from the environment, voting rights, to the middle class. They have excelled in nothing but propaganda and lies.....and More....
48713 Mon Mar 12 09:06:30 EDT 2012 Renee
48712 Mon Mar 12 04:31:17 EDT 2012 Margaret Goodman Congress must be above suspicion. Its reputation is already tarnished.
48711 Mon Mar 12 02:51:40 EDT 2012 Margaret Goodman
48710 Sun Mar 11 21:59:35 EDT 2012 Raymond Buckley Congress should adhere to higher ethical standards than the Public--not less!
48709 Sun Mar 11 21:08:06 EDT 2012 sue genser
48708 Sun Mar 11 20:11:38 EDT 2012 Nancy Woolley You mean we need a law about this?! This is a no-brainer (for those who have brains).
48707 Sun Mar 11 19:46:36 EDT 2012 Anonymous
48706 Sun Mar 11 19:46:08 EDT 2012 Anonymous
48705 Sun Mar 11 18:16:34 EDT 2012 Fred Morrison
48704 Sun Mar 11 16:51:58 EDT 2012 Summer kolka
48703 Sun Mar 11 14:31:29 EDT 2012 Anonymous
48702 Sun Mar 11 13:43:36 EDT 2012 Stanley Schrero
48701 Sun Mar 11 13:41:17 EDT 2012 J
48700 Sun Mar 11 12:33:49 EDT 2012 rozella dudley stop the loopholes in the stock act.
48699 Sun Mar 11 11:56:15 EDT 2012 Toby Saunders
48698 Sun Mar 11 11:18:28 EDT 2012 Liz Bohl
48697 Sun Mar 11 11:14:12 EDT 2012 M Kiec
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