Foundation alumnus and frequent speaker Peter Schweizer's New York Times best-selling book, Throw Them All Out, has inspired federal legislation. Schweizer's book exposed congressional stock trading based on insider information, and after its release, the uproar caused congress to pass the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) act.
Today, President Obama that bill.
Read about Peter's thoughts on the law's passage here: *Yahoo! News: "Obama Signs STOCK Act Prohibiting Congressional Insider Trading. But there’s More to Be Done: Peter Schweizer"*