Government Affairs

CABR & Cincinnati RPAC Endorsed Candidates for Cincinnati

Posted on: October 16th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

CABR & Cincinnati RPAC Endorsed Candidates for Cincinnati After conducting candidate interviews for Cincinnati Mayor and for Cincinnati City Council, CABR and Cincinnati RPAC (REALTORS® Political Action Committee) have endorsed the following candidates: Cincinnati Mayor:  John Cranley Cincinnati City Council Incumbents: David Mann, Amy Murray, P.G. Sittenfeld, Christopher Smitherman Cincinnati City Council Non-Incumbents: Tamaya Dennard, Henry Frondorf, Greg… Read More »

Trump Executive Order & Its Impact for REALTORS®

Posted on: October 13th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Trump Executive Order & Its Impact for REALTORS® October 13, 2017 Mark Quarry Director of Government Affairs President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order on October 12 directing federal agencies to study health care regulation changes that would allow membership organizations to sponsor health care plans – referred to as “Association Health Plans” (AHPs) –… Read More »

NAR Is Fighting for Your Internet Rights

Posted on: October 9th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

NAR Is Fighting for Your Internet Rights By Melanie Wyne The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has joined with a coalition of businesses and public interest groups working to preserve rules surrounding the open internet, also known as net neutrality. These rules have been in place informally since the dawn of the internet, and were… Read More »

CABR Endorses Mayor John Cranley

Posted on: September 18th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

CABR Endorses Mayor John Cranley The Cincinnati RPAC (REALTORS® Political Action Committee) Trustees and the CABR Board of Directors has voted unanimously to endorse Mayor John Cranley for re-election as Mayor of Cincinnati. On Friday September 8th, both Mayor Cranley and his opponent each interviewed with the Cincinnati RPAC Trustees for 1 hour. Please vote… Read More »

5 Examples of What RPAC Has Done for You Recently!

Posted on: September 11th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

5 Examples of What RPAC Has Done for You Recently! Secured a 3 month extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)! Continued to preserve the Mortgage Interest Deduction saving the average REALTOR® $5,400! Maintained the deductibility of state and local property taxes on federal tax returns! Defeated proposed expansion of Ohio’s Sales Tax to include any… Read More »

Take Action on REALTOR® Party Issues When Convenient for You!

Posted on: August 7th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

The #1 request REALTOR® Members make is for more mobile-friendly communication and information on their smartphone.  REALTOR® Members want short, crisp and graphically-appealing communications. So when the Mortgage Interest Deduction is threatened, the deductibility of state and local property taxes is about to be taken away or any other issue comes up that affects your… Read More »

Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program

Posted on: July 24th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program  July 24, 2017 By Mark Quarry Director of Government Affairs Through months of ongoing, extensive lobbying work, NAR has reached an agreement on H.R. 2874 “The 21st Century Flood Reform Act,” the legislation in Congress that could reauthorize the NFIP for five years. House Financial Services Chairman Jeb… Read More »

NAR Update: Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program

Posted on: June 26th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

NAR Update: Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program By Mark Quarry Director of Government Affairs June 26, 2017 The Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) remains a top priority of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS® (NAR).  Just in the last two weeks, Congress has seen a flurry of legislative activity. To provide… Read More »

Put Money Back in Your Pocket When You Pay Your Dues!

Posted on: June 5th, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

Put Money Back in Your Pocket When You Pay Your Dues! When you pay your CABR Dues Invoice, you have the opportunity to make an investment in your own business and your ability to earn a living. How? By contributing to RPAC – the REALTORS® Political Action Committee. RPAC works 24 hours a day, 7… Read More »

CABR Meets with Members of Congress on Capitol Hill

Posted on: May 22nd, 2017 by Andrew Clark No Comments

CABR Meets with Members of Congress on Capitol Hill By Mark Quarry Director of Government Affairs May 22, 2017 Last week during the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo in Washington D.C., representatives from the Cincinnati Area Board of REALTORS® met with Ohio’s two U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D) and Rob Portman (R), and Representatives… Read More »