Taking Stock (Away)

Declaring that “Members of Congress should never be able to take advantage of their positions to make a profit trading stocks,” U.S.Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has introduced bipartisan legislation to ban members of Congress, senior executive branch officials, and their families from holding and trading stocks. Her Ban Stock Trading for Government Officials Act would make sure government leaders put the interests of the American public first and would impose harsh penalties on those who violate the law.

Posted in Tompkins County.