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Egypt’s parliament to discuss new law easing real estate registration procedures – Politics – Egypt

A file photo of Egyptian Parliament (Photo: Al-Ahram) The amendments to the real estate registration law, which were approved by the House’s Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee on 30 January, aim to simplify property registration procedures by cutting red tape, reducing the number of required documents, and putting a time ceiling on the process. A… Read More »

Lawmakers pass 2nd follow-up measure to last year’s criminal justice reform | Politics

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois lawmakers this week passed a bill clarifying issues around the massive criminal justice reform bill that passed with the support of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus last year. On a 67-42 vote, the House voted on Wednesday, Jan. 5, to accept a Senate amendment to House Bill 3512, clarifying issues relating to… Read More »

State auditor calls for reforms to Montana’s cabin site sale program | 406 Politics

State Auditor Troy Downing is pushing for reforms to Montana’s sale of state land cabin sites, speaking out and voting out against those sales during the last year of the Montana State Board of Land Commissioners. Downing has been the lone public dissenter among Montana’s top statewide elected officials. The Land Board is made up… Read More »

Student loan forgiveness is ‘good policy’ and ‘also good politics,’ Rep. Pressley says

President Joe Biden has said he’s considering canceling some student loan debt for millions of Americans, and one lawmaker who played a key role in pushing him to consider debt forgiveness says that the move would make sense for several reasons. “Democrats win when we deliver, and we have to deliver in ways that are… Read More »