Reporters found at least 182 instances in which senior staffers were late disclosing stock trades.
At least 182 of Capitol Hill's most influential and highest-paid staffers have blown past deadlines to detail and disclose their personal stock trades — violating a federal conflict-of-interest law in the process, an Insider analysis of congressional financial documents reveals.
The congressional staffers' infractions come on top of STOCK Act disclosure violations by at least 48 members of Congress.
Few are open with the public about why they failed to disclose their stock trades properly or how they worked to fix the issue.
Stock trades exceeding $1,000 from senior congressional staffers, their spouses, and any dependent children are supposed to be a matter of public record.
Yet many senior staffers who were late disclosing their trades were unwilling to open up about what happened or whether they faced a penalty.
Senate staffers receive automated email notifications from ethics officials when they're late disclosing their personal stock trades. »