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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151-175 of 48846 signatures
Number Date Name Add a Comment
48696 Sun Mar 11 13:41:17 EDT 2012 J
48695 Sun Mar 11 12:33:49 EDT 2012 rozella dudley stop the loopholes in the stock act.
48694 Sun Mar 11 11:56:15 EDT 2012 Toby Saunders
48693 Sun Mar 11 11:18:28 EDT 2012 Liz Bohl
48692 Sun Mar 11 11:14:12 EDT 2012 M Kiec
48691 Sun Mar 11 08:53:49 EDT 2012 Alice Klein
48690 Sun Mar 11 08:18:32 EDT 2012 Betty Chan
48689 Sun Mar 11 05:28:49 EDT 2012 Pat Smitt
48688 Sun Mar 11 04:54:28 EDT 2012 Nick Spires
48687 Sat Mar 10 22:57:40 EST 2012 Ralph Ricardo
48686 Sat Mar 10 15:00:55 EST 2012 O.D. Sterling
48685 Sat Mar 10 13:12:11 EST 2012 Robert L Keith
48684 Sat Mar 10 12:25:24 EST 2012 Cindy Jensen
48683 Sat Mar 10 12:15:19 EST 2012 Anonymous
48682 Sat Mar 10 10:51:04 EST 2012 Frank Collison
48681 Sat Mar 10 04:51:19 EST 2012 peter betts
48680 Fri Mar 09 19:49:16 EST 2012 Sue White
48679 Fri Mar 09 19:19:55 EST 2012 Robin Greene
48678 Fri Mar 09 13:34:10 EST 2012 Stephen Suggs
48677 Fri Mar 09 13:22:28 EST 2012 Rezty Felty
48676 Fri Mar 09 07:31:28 EST 2012 Ult Mundane
48675 Fri Mar 09 00:55:40 EST 2012 Anonymous
48674 Fri Mar 09 00:50:49 EST 2012 Elena Kermani
48673 Thu Mar 08 22:30:07 EST 2012 Lori Gilio
48672 Thu Mar 08 22:21:27 EST 2012 Sabin Blumenfeld
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