For years, Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., toiled away in virtual obscurity on the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act.
"Six years," says Slaughter. "A lot of hard work."
The STOCK Act would, among other things, explicitly ban insider trading for members of Congress and their staffs.
Economists say fallout from the struggling stock market is likely to delay the sluggish recovery in many states, including Colorado.