REALTORS® take private property rights messages to Capitol Hill

Illinois REALTORS® met with U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, as part of visits to Capitol Hill during the annual Midyear Meetings & Expo.

Illinois REALTORS® began three days of meetings with policymakers on Wednesday, part of NAR’s annual Midyear Meetings & Expo.

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster meets with Illinois REALTORS® in the hallway outside his office in Washington, D.C.

REALTORS® met with a number of congressional representatives and/or their staffs. On the agenda Wednesday: Meetings with U.S. Reps. Bill Foster, Tammy Duckworth, Randy Hultgren, John Shimkus, Robin Kelly, Danny Davis, Adam Kinzinger and Mike Quigley.

Visits with U.S. Reps. Mike Bost, Cheri Bustos and Peter Roskam, among others.

The visits to Capitol Hill was to feature a meeting with U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Wednesday afternoon.

During the visits, Illinois REALTORS® talked about the need for responsible lending policy and the importance of the 1031 Exchange.

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About Jon Broadbooks

Jon Broadbooks is Vice President/Communications for Illinois REALTORS®. He serves as editor of online and print content for the association's communications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and e-newsletters. He conducts spokesperson training seminars and oversees website development for the Association.

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