Nation: President Mentions Infrastructure Bill in Address

President Trump reiterated his desire for a new transportation/infrastructure program during his address to Congress last night. “Crumbling infrastructure will be replaced with new roads, bridges, tunnels, airports and railways gleaming across our beautiful land,” he said. “To launch our national rebuilding, I will be asking the Congress to approve legislation that produces a $1Continue reading “Nation: President Mentions Infrastructure Bill in Address”

Nation: NAR Upbeat After Election

Senior Vice President Jerry Giovaniello said November 8th was a “great night for real estate.”  NAR works hard to create relationships with members of Congress and many incumbents were re-elected. $25 million was spent by NAR on congressional races this year, which is a new record for RPAC. Giovaniello said 90 percent of all RPAC-endorsedContinue reading “Nation: NAR Upbeat After Election”

114th Congress Begins

The end of the “Lame Duck” session had mixed results for REALTORS. The Senate missed an opportunity to approve a six-year reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) that passed the U.S House of Representatives with overwhelming bipartisan support.  The bill died when Senators were unable to reach an agreement that would have allowedContinue reading “114th Congress Begins”