Illinois REALTORS® blanket the Hill; lobby for property rights

Federal Political Coordinators and their teams logged a full day of Congressional visits on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, May 15.

The teams discussed the Mainstreet Fairness Act and the rural housing program. IAR Members provided members of Congress with the latest snapshot of what Illinois’ housing market looks like.

It was a long day, beginning with a meeting of all FPCs at 8 a.m., and ending with the final meeting of the day at 5:15 p.m. All told, by the end of the day, some 10 of the state’s elected officials had been contacted, with additional visits scheduled for Thursday (May 16).

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About Jon Broadbooks

Jon Broadbooks is Director of Communications for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. He supervises and carries out the implementation of the communications programs for the Association. He directs and supervises the Communications staff. He is responsible for coordinating and implementing the public relations and media relations efforts for the Association and acts as spokesperson and liaison to the statewide news media. He serves as editor of online and print content for IAR communications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and e-newsletters. He conducts IAR spokesperson training seminars and oversees the operation of website development for the Association.

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