WEB VIDEO: Who Wants to Be a Billionaire - Congressional Edition

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 | Comments (0)

(Boulder, CO) -- Eric Weissmann, candidate for Congress in Colorado's 2nd Congressional District, Tuesday launched a web video, "Who Wants to be a Billionaire -- Congressional Edition," calling attention to incumbent Congressman Jared Polis' efforts to profit by making investments about which he had inside information as a Member of Congress. 

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Weissmann says too many regulations, too few jobs

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 | Comments (0)

(Boulder, CO) – Eric Weissmann, candidate for Congress in Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District, Wednesday released a white paper on federal regulatory policy that will provide the framework for his first bill in Congress. The paper details a plan to unleash private sector job growth by ending the suffocating federal regulatory policies of recent years. 

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Weissmann Urges Polis to Return Insider Trading Profits to Taxpayers

Wednesday, March 07, 2012 | Comments (20)

(Boulder, CO) – Eric Weissmann, candidate for Congress in Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District, Wednesday called on Congressman Jared Polis to return to the U.S. Treasury profits he made by insider trading.

"Colorado voters and American taxpayers are the victims of Jared Polis’ insider trading,” stated Weissmann. “To use his position of trust in the Congress to obtain inside information about legislation, and perhaps even to influence that legislation, right before his stock trades benefited from specific legislative provisions calls into question the integrity of everything Congressman Polis has done in Congress. In this case, there are technical provisions of Obamacare, enacted by the narrowest of margins, which may be law solely to benefit Polis’ massive portfolio." 

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Weissmann Calls on Polis to Make a Pledge Against Insider Trading

Monday, March 05, 2012 | Comments (2)

(Boulder, CO) – Eric Weissmann, candidate for Congress in Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District, Friday called on Congressman Jared Polis to pledge to the citizens of Colorado he will never again trade investments based on privileged information available to him because of his position in Congress, even if Congress fails to adopt the STOCK Act (H.R. 1148). 

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Eric Weissmann Statement on the Passage of the STOCK Act

Thursday, February 09, 2012 | Comments (61)

(Louisville, CO) -- On Thursday Eric Weissmann, candidate for Congress in Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District, made the follow statement regarding the passage of the STOCK Act (H.R. 1148) to put an end to congressional insider trading.

"It is unfortunate that we cannot rely on members of Congress to do what’s right without having to pass legislation. The reports of members of Congress, including Congressman Polis, using inside information to invest in public and private companies that stand to benefit from Congressional activities is shameful and needs to be handled seriously if we are going to restore faith in our government. 

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Businessman Eric Weissmann Launches Bid For Colorado's New 2nd Congressional District

Saturday, February 04, 2012 | Comments (13)

(Louisville, CO) – Eric Weissmann, a successful small businessman from Boulder, today announced his candidacy for Colorado’s new Second Congressional District, which includes all of Larimer, Broomfield, Grand, Gilpin, Clear Creek and Summit counties and parts of Boulder, Jefferson, Park and Eagle counties. 

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