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”

Houses Passes Short-term Extension of Highway Trust Fund

The House easily passed a ten-month Highway Trust Fund patch yesterday on a lopsided vote, and with just over two weeks until DOT has to cut payments to states, the fate of fund now lies with the Senate. Across the Capitol, just hours before the House voted 367-55 for the bill, Senate Majority Leader HarryContinue reading “Houses Passes Short-term Extension of Highway Trust Fund”