What will it take for our lawmakers and their staffs to realize that we didn’t send them to Congress to enrich themselves at the public’s expense?
A Washington Post story published this week found that 130 members of Congress or their families traded hundreds of millions of dollars in stock in companies that lobbied on bills that came before their committees.
Tell Your Member of Congress that They Should Not Profit on Companies They Regulate
On our own blog, we reported this week that a former defense lobbyist who took a job with the House Armed Services Committee not only received a $498,334 severance and bonus before moving to Capitol Hill but he also owned up to $250,000 in stock in his former company. Whose interest is he looking out for?
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