Many U.S. Lawmakers Trade Stocks of Firms Affected by Laws They Write
Monday, Jun. 25, 2012
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/members-of-congress-trade-in-companies-while-making-laws-that-affect-those-same-firms/2012/06/23/gJQAlXwVyV_story.htmlThe Washington Post reported that 130 members of the U.S. Congress or their families have traded millions of dollars worth of stock in companies that were actively lobbying on bills that came before the lawmakers' committees. The analysis covered trades, which are legal, that occurred from 2007 to 2010.
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