Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts is urging his Republican colleagues in the House to quickly close a loophole in a new law requiring nearly all federal employees, including members of Congress and their staffs, to make timely reports of investment transactions as mandated by the so-called STOCK Act. While federal employees must adhere to the new reporting rules meant to ban insider trading, their spouses and children are apparently under no such requirements because of the loophole.
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