Estates of the realm: Bill seeks to require MKs to disclose finances
Labor leader Shelly Yacimovich wants to inject transparency into a Knesset regulation whereby lawmakers are required to submit declaration of assets, liabilities and other interests.
Some of the 53 new members of the Knesset have been running around recently in an effort to put together the declarations of assets that the parliamentary Ethics Committee requires that they submit by April 5. The deadline is the result of a rule that requires all Knesset members to submit such a declaration within 60 days of their election.
The statement requires that they declare assets, other...
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