• Bill Delaying Transparency Measures Passed Into Law

    US legislators have delayed the implementation of legislation that would have required dozens of high-ranking officials at the US Food and Drug Administration and other federal agencies to disclose potentially dangerous personal information. The act, known as the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act was originally brought up by legislators after a CBS 60 Minutes investigation suggested some members of Congress were using insider information to ...
  • Top FDA Officials' Financial Records Could Soon be Made Publicly Available

    Tens of thousands of high-level staff members at all federal agencies, including hundreds at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), will soon be required to publicly disclose their financial information under the terms of a recently passed piece of legislation known as the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act , reports The Washington Post . But the impending deadline has more than a few federal officials, including numerous scientists , cryi...