Donna Christensen on Government Reform

Delegate to US House (VI-AL)


Election reform is #1 priority to prevent disenfranchisement.

Christensen adopted the CBC principles:

Source: Congressional Black Caucus press release 01-CBC7 on Jan 6, 2001

Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge.

Christensen co-sponsored STOCK Act

Congressional Summary:Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act (STOCK Act): Amends the Securities Exchange Act and the Commodity Exchange Act to prohibit purchase or sale of either securities or commodities by a person in possession of material nonpublic information regarding pending or prospective legislative action.

Bill explanation (ProCon.org, "Insider Trading by Congress", Feb. 3, 2012):

Source: H1148/S1871 11-S1871 on Nov 15, 2011

Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures.

Christensen co-sponsored DISCLOSE Act

Congressional Summary:

Wikipedia & OnTheIssue Summary: