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INDUSTRY NEWS
NotaryCam Applauds Texas for Eliminating Roadblock to Recording Remotely Notarized Real Estate Transactions
 NotaryCam® Founder and CEO Rick Triola today praised the Texas legislature for passing SB 2128, which will go into effect on September 1. The bill provides recording jurisdictions with additional clarity when conducting paper recordings of electronically executed documents...

Fix the Housing Crisis? It’s Complicated, But Not Insurmountable.
Different U.S. cities have their own versions of the housing affordability problem. It’s time for them to share solutions...

Velázquez Bill Would Help Cannabis Firms Secure Insurance
U.S. Reps. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-Brooklyn, Queens, Lower Manhattan) and Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH) have introduced H.R. 4074, the Clarifying Law Around Insurance Marijuana (CLAIM) Act, which would help businesses operating in the rapidly growing cannabis sector to obtain insurance products...

State and national efforts to curb the opioid epidemic have put ongoing angst about the health and financial devastation associated with methamphetamine production and use on the news cycle’s back burner...

LEGAL NEWS
It’s the latest development in a series of court decisions and legislative efforts involving the regulation, which was promulgated to limit what expenses title insurers could bill to consumers...

Despite rumors of development for years, the Roppolo residential subdivision in unincorporated Elk Grove Township has been left unscathed amid the growing commercial and industrial uses that surround it...

New York Passes SHIELD Act Amending Data Breach Notification Law
 The SHIELD Act significantly amends New York's data breach notification law and data protection requirements.

WORLD NEWS
A judge has sided with a Vancouver Island couple who took their daughter to court over an emotional family breakdown that resulted from a dispute over $110,000 provided for the purchase of a home...

TITLE AGENCY & PEOPLE IN THE NEWS
The story behind one of NYC’s most mysterious buildings and its longtime owner
A new film explores photographer Jay Maisel’s move from the landmarked building after living there for 49 years...

Title Agents Go Nationwide
For agents interested in growing their businesses by expanding into multiple states, we’re here to make the process simple and profitable. We offer you one point of contact to streamline your options and solutions...

OTHER TRENDING NEWS
Jeffrey Epstein, Donald Trump, and a Russian Oligarc h: How Title Insurance Ended the Epstein-Trump Friendship
I don't want to alarm anyone, but the Washington Post has a report that well may be a warning that we are approaching an historical singularity in our current political moment that will swallow the entire universe and leave us with nothing but cheap red baseball hats and plastic straws, as well as stick all of us with the bill for destroying the present...

The suspect threatened the agent, demanding that she hand over her personal possessions, according to police reports...

Located flat on the pavement of a traffic meridian is a marker claiming to be the Geographic Center of New York City. It's hardly noticed by passersby. Even long-time residents who have walked over it countless times have never looked down to notice it...

Marianne Mathieu, NTP
Vice President/National Agency Accounts
Fidelity National Title Group
(347) 987-0677