Lawmaker files 'Jared Kushner Act' to limit tenant arrests


ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland lawmaker has sponsored the "Jared Kushner Act," a bill that would prevent state judges from issuing arrest warrants for tenants who are being sued for less than $5,000 in unpaid rent.
Del. Bilal Ali, a Baltimore Democrat, said Wednesday he named the bill after President Donald Trump's son-in-law because Kushner's apartment management company was the state's most aggressive landlord in obtaining civil arrest warrants against tenants.
"I think that people have a right to know who's dragging them off to jail," Ali said. "I mean, he has... read more

 
31 January 2018 in Politics, Views: 26
Source: Chron
 


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