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
48796 Sat Apr 07 10:56:27 EDT 2012 Diana LeBlanc EVERYONE should play by the same rules.
48795 Sat Apr 07 09:12:57 EDT 2012 Andrea Zapcic
48794 Sat Apr 07 07:28:51 EDT 2012 Elaine Williams
48793 Sat Apr 07 05:18:11 EDT 2012 Anonymous ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!!!
48792 Sat Apr 07 04:59:24 EDT 2012 William McDavid Congress should NOT be above the law! There should be a referrendum every general election on whether Congress should get a raise, stay at their current level of compensation, OR NOT GET PAID AT ALL. More....
48791 Sat Apr 07 04:55:44 EDT 2012 Jolene Clark Fed UP with all the corruption. Get clean or get out.
48790 Sat Apr 07 01:52:11 EDT 2012 Roselyn Schmitt
48789 Thu Apr 05 16:55:27 EDT 2012 Anonymous Time for Cantor to get off the insider gravy train and live within the fat compensation and benefits packages shouldered by the middle class tax payers. Simply being another Tea Party Con-mensch does not More....
48788 Thu Apr 05 03:40:15 EDT 2012 Delbert Baston America will go down the tubes unless we clean up gov't.
48787 Tue Apr 03 17:50:42 EDT 2012 Nancy Mueller
48786 Tue Apr 03 12:54:21 EDT 2012 Mark Esch-Williams Express yourself - say NO.
48785 Tue Apr 03 12:09:42 EDT 2012 Nancy Honeycutt SAY NO TO GREED IN CONGRESS...YOU WERE NOT SENT TO WASHINGTON TO LINE YOUR POCKETS. AMERICA SEES YOU FOR WHAT YOU ARE. NOVEMBER IS NOT THAT FAR AWAY. HAVE YOU STARTED LOOKING FOR ANOTHER JOB YET ?
48784 Tue Apr 03 11:04:50 EDT 2012 Barbara Utz
48783 Mon Apr 02 17:00:54 EDT 2012 Monica Oclander Totally opposed to any watering down of any regulations or oversight on any banks, stock brokerage firms, real estate investment trusts, etc.!
48782 Mon Apr 02 13:58:06 EDT 2012 Nancy Honeycutt
48781 Sun Apr 01 23:56:32 EDT 2012 Mark Cooper
48780 Sun Apr 01 23:18:01 EDT 2012 G. John Breckenridge
48779 Sun Apr 01 18:38:52 EDT 2012 Anonymous
48778 Sat Mar 31 09:43:37 EDT 2012 Anonymous Stop one of the leading "mean white men" who have controlled the House for the past two years.
48777 Fri Mar 30 15:54:15 EDT 2012 Gerald Florkowski
48776 Thu Mar 29 23:08:10 EDT 2012 Carole Sutton
48775 Thu Mar 29 22:20:19 EDT 2012 Erin Foley
48774 Thu Mar 29 19:50:38 EDT 2012 jean corvino Insider information and loopholes should not be available to anyone including lobbyists, hedge fund managers and legislatores. This is one of the ways to
restore confidence in government.
48773 Thu Mar 29 17:04:40 EDT 2012 Anonymous
48772 Wed Mar 28 16:17:13 EDT 2012 Edwin Davis I HAVE "NO" CONFIDENCE IN GOVERNMENT!!!!! AMERICANS IN CONGRESS WOULD EXPOSE THINGS IF THEY WERE AMERICANS.
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