Sen. Jeff Merkley Wants to Stop Congress Members From Insider Trading By Banning Them From Owning Stocks
“We should not be in the position of thinking about legislation in the context of personal investment. As long as you own stocks, it’s hard to rule out of your mind.” — Sen. Jeff Merkley
“As public officials there are a lot of impositions on our lives. This is not one of them. Having a diversified portfolio is an easy thing.”
Elizabeth Warren has been putting out some impressive legislation lately. #Warren2020
The bill, which comes amid speculation that Warren could run for president in 2020, would also create “conflict-free investment opportunities for federal officials with new investment accounts.”
Conservative billionaires like the Koch Bros and Betsy DeVos are trying to convince public employees to destroy their own unions. Why? Because these billionaires make higher profits when labor is cheap. The Kochs and DeVos have no sense of patriotism or care for people that work for a living
Starting this past August 1st Janus joins a network of right-wing think tanks that are using websites filled with misleading statements to try to convince public sector workers to drop their union affiliation.
When your career and greed outweigh daily insults about your race and ethnicity #GOP2018
Jennifer Carnahan says she’s also been called a “dragon lady” and “a stupid Asian not even born in America.”
“As I tried to give my remarks at the public hearing this morning on HB 4268 in defense of our constitutional property rights, I got dragged out of House chambers,” Lucas said. “Why? Because I was listing out who has been donating to Delegates on the Judiciary Committee.”
“The people who are going to be speaking in favor of this bill are all going to be paid by the industry.”.. Lissa Lucas traveled the 100 miles from her home in Cairo, West Virginia to the state capitol in Charleston Friday to testify against an oil and gas industry sponsored bill (HB 4268) that woul…
Bernie’s Army: 24 Organizations With Millions of Members Vow To Help Pass His Universal Medicare Plan
Proponents hope the backing from grassroots groups with millions of members will help in Sanders’s “Medicare For All” push.
Some things never change – like capitalism massacring native people to steal their resources
‘Uncontacted’ Amazon Tribe Members Reported Killed in BrazilSHAREShare on FacebookPost on TwitterEmailLog in to SaveRead Laterhttps://nyti.ms/2ePdrAzShare on LinkedInShare on WhatsappShare on Google PlusShare on RedditShareCancelMembers of an uncontacted tribe in Brazil in 2008. Indigenous groups in…