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  • Latest Action: Dec 03, 2012 By Senator Lieberman from Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs filed written report. Report No. 112-244.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on March 22, 2012, with a roll call of 96 ayes, 3 nays, and 1 not voting.

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  • 100% of users support S.2038

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  • S.2038 has been viewed 9,757 times

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    • Public Citizen

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    • Sunlight Foundation

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    • Bureau of National Affairs

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    • Progressives United

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    • Common Cause

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    • Campaign Legal Center

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    • Wiley Rein LLP

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    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On February 03, 2012, by mrcgonzales1 - What about jobs? What about our borders?

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    • On February 09, 2012, by pmpowell001 - This Bill has been watered down... http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/09/stock-act-passes-insider-trading-congress-_n_1265423.html

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      As noted by pmpowell001, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 09, 2012, "This Bill has been watered down... http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/09/stock-act-passes-insider-trading-congress-_n_1265423.html"
    • On February 19, 2012, by justinpaulbaker - As far as I know, I support it, but not in a super-enthusiastic way. Its not crucial right now.

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      As noted by justinpaulbaker, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 19, 2012, "As far as I know, I support it, but not in a super-enthusiastic way. Its not crucial right now."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Issue: Government employee pay, benefits ... - OpenCongress - July 10, 2012 by opencongress.org - Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management-related bills and votes in the U.S. Congress. ... S.2038 - Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012. An original bill to prohibit Members of Congress and employees of Congress from using

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      As noted by opencongress.org on July 10, 2012, "Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management-related bills and votes in the U.S. Congress. ... S.2038 - Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012. An original bill to prohibit Members of Congress and employees of Congress from using " (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/issues/show/8521_government_employee_pay,_benefits,_personnel_management&sa=U&ei=bbMNUNPTC9DW2wX93oDwBg&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNHagSjH6lKdrc524kkSCW6RUv6I5g)
    • Issue: Government employee pay, benefits ... - OpenCongress - July 10, 2012 by opencongress.org - Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management-related bills and votes in the U.S. Congress. ... S.2038 - Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012. An original bill to prohibit Members of Congress and employees of Congress from using

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      As noted by opencongress.org on July 10, 2012, "Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management-related bills and votes in the U.S. Congress. ... S.2038 - Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012. An original bill to prohibit Members of Congress and employees of Congress from using " (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/issues/show/8521_government_employee_pay,_benefits,_personnel_management&sa=U&ei=Sg4NUMfhJMai2gW3yLj1Bw&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNFAWw6f_gQ9uquWmx-29xaNeCS62g)
    • Issue: Government employee pay, benefits ... - OpenCongress - July 10, 2012 by opencongress.org - Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management-related bills and votes in the U.S. Congress. ... S.2038 - Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012. An original bill to prohibit Members of Congress and employees of Congress from using

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      As noted by opencongress.org on July 10, 2012, "Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management-related bills and votes in the U.S. Congress. ... S.2038 - Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012. An original bill to prohibit Members of Congress and employees of Congress from using " (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/issues/show/8521_government_employee_pay,_benefits,_personnel_management&sa=U&ei=tAQLUIHyGsnY2QXL-tDvDw&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNGmKflFuZF1tGE02MnJtbHXxokXaw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Mike Rogers, Corporate Tool - June 25, 2012 by DAILY KOS - In addition, on February 9, 2012, Rogers abstained from voting on S 2038, which prohibited insider trading by members of Congress. (The bill passed by a margin of 417 to 2.) And on the same day, he voted to extend the payroll tax cut.

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      As noted by DAILY KOS on June 25, 2012, "In addition, on February 9, 2012, Rogers abstained from voting on S 2038, which prohibited insider trading by members of Congress. (The bill passed by a margin of 417 to 2.) And on the same day, he voted to extend the payroll tax cut." (http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/06/25/1103086/-Mike-Rogers-Corporate-Tool)
    • All sides claim victory in logging lawsuit ruling - June 21, 2012 by Washington Examiner - U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy ruled Wednesday that the U.S. Forest Service's 2,038-acre Colt Summit Project near Seeley Lake passes muster except in one area: the agency did not adequately analyze the project's cumulative effects on lynx habitat.

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      As noted by Washington Examiner on June 21, 2012, "U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy ruled Wednesday that the U.S. Forest Service's 2,038-acre Colt Summit Project near Seeley Lake passes muster except in one area: the agency did not adequately analyze the project's cumulative effects on lynx habitat." (http://washingtonexaminer.com/all-sides-claim-victory-in-logging-lawsuit-ruling/article/feed/2005113)
    • Bachus Says Ethics Office Cleared Him in Securities Case - April 30, 2012 by Bloomberg - U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus said he has been cleared by a congressional ethics office of allegations he improperly traded securities after he and other lawmakers were briefed by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben ...

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      As noted by Bloomberg on April 30, 2012, "U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus said he has been cleared by a congressional ethics office of allegations he improperly traded securities after he and other lawmakers were briefed by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben ..." (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-01/bachus-says-ethics-office-cleared-him-in-securities-case.html)
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