Capitol Hill Archive

FPC Sara Lipnitz Meets With Senator Gary Peters

Michigan REALTOR® and FPC Sara Lipnitz meets with Senator Gary Peters on Capitol Hill...

Take a Legislative Walk in Karen’s Shoes

Hump day at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo! Time to try out the fashionable yet sensible new shoes. Pedometer reset…let’s go! Headed from the Carlyle Suites Hotel to the Washington Hilton to catch the 6:30am shuttle to...

An Inside Look at Hill Visits with the “Show-Me State”

Hill Visits are one of my favorite parts of my job. It is the most powerful example of the REALTOR Party at work, that I have been able to witness. I love seeing the passion of our members and...

REALTORS® Take DC By Storm!

Thousands of REALTORS® descended upon the Capitol! On Wednesday, the halls of House & Senate buildings were filled with NAR members. Missouri Congresswoman Ann Wagner was acting as Speaker of the House, so we met with her lead legislative...

Arizona Takes The Hill

One of the most important events during this week is when our local representatives head to the Hill to talk to Congressmen and Congresswomen about the issues we’re facing locally as well as nationally. Arizona has always been well...

Mrs. Ernst Goes To Washington

Freshman Senator Joni Ernst from Iowa met with a large group of REALTORS® from her home state Wednesday afternoon. She expressed gratitude to our group and responded to questions by FPC Dale Gross from Atlantic Iowa shown right of...

The Voice for Real Estate: Legislative Meetings, HUD-1, Trolls

More than 8,000 REALTORS® arrive in Washington to help ensure federal legislation and regulations help rather than hurt real estate. The REALTORS® are in town for the 2015 NAR Legislative Meetings. To learn about the issues, The Voice for...

Prepping for Hill Visits

For those who have not been to the NAR Legislative Meetings in D.C., the idea of showing up and lobbying members of congress on a potentially complex array of federal issues that impacts private property rights and home ownership...

The Most Important Thing You Can Do Before the Legislative Meetings

While there are a multitude of things you need to do before any trip, there is one thing that is probably the most important thing you must do before coming to DC. Take some time to learn the talking...

FPC John McArdle Interviews Representative Dave Trott

D.C. is the place to be next week as the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo convenes in our nation’s capital. Leading up to #NARLegislative, @MichREALTORS held a district meeting with Representative Dave Trott in Birmingham, Michigan. Congressman Trott...