Bill addressing U.S. lawmakers' stocks imminent in House -Speaker Pelosi Proposed legislation to tighten rules on U.S. lawmakers' stock holdings and trades should come together later this month, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters at a news conference on Wednesday.
Pelosi Says Bill on Investing Rules for Lawmakers Will Face Vote This Month
The House will take up legislation intended to curb stock trades by members of Congress that can create real or perceived conflicts of interest.
Stock Trades Reported by Nearly a Fifth of Congress Show Possible Conflicts
A New York Times analysis found that 97 lawmakers or their family members bought or sold financial assets over a three-year span in industries that could be affected by their legislative committee work.