Group Urges Investigation Of Other Frist Stock Sales

Law360, New York (November 16, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- A consumer group has urged lawmakers to go further in their investigation of Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist’s HCA Inc. stock transactions, alleging that the Senator and his family may have made “questionable transactions” with stocks in several other companies.

National non-profit organization Public Citizen sent letters to the Senate Ethics Committee and the Securities and Exchange Commission advocating a wider investigation into Frist’s holdings in companies including American Retirement Corp., Triad Hospital Inc. and LifePoint Hospitals Inc.

“Given the fact that Sen. Frist has significant...
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