Illinois REALTORS® met the state’s U.S. senators in meetings on Thursday, a capstone to three days of meetings with elected officials on Capitol Hill.
The Illinois delegation met with U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, in a meeting held in the Hart Senate Office Building. Durbin talked about prospects for tax reform, and listened as association members made the case for protecting private property rights.
Durbin was introduced by Illinois REALTORS® President Doug Carpenter and Federal Political Coordinator Matt Ferrell.
Later Thursday, REALTORS® met with U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who heard about the need to protect the Mortgage Interest Deduction and the 1031 Like-Kind Exchange tax provision.
Duckworth was introduced by Treasurer-nominee Ed Neaves and Federal Political Coordinator Nancy Suvarnamani.