Tag Archives: Legislature

Map Act under attack (access required)


A group of Republican state lawmakers are pushing legislation that would repeal the Map Act, a unique and controversial law that saves the state money on road projects but which opponents say devastates communities and causes homeowners heartache.

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Lawyers’ bill would wrest control of closings (access required)

Doing a closing is the practice of law - and it isn't. It depends whom you ask, where you are and which part of a "closing" you're doing. Last week the State Bar council adopted a resolution supporting H. 690, a bill pending in the General Assembly that would "clarify the law with respect to the involvement of attorneys in closings," according to Rep. Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, one of the bill's co-sponsors.

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