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Lobby Day 2017

80 HBAI members attended our 28th Annual HBAI Lobby Day

held on May 9, 2017 in Springfield. They lobbied on your behalf for:bill ward 2016

·         Prohibition of Transfer Taxes on New Homes (HB3826)

·         The defeat of the Home Repair Tax (SB09)

                (see a short video) https://vimeo.com/216586684

·         The defeat of the Mandatory Paid Sick Days                                                     Bill Ward, Exec. VP  

     


      

   Rep Steve Andersson

 

 House Republican Floor Leader, Steve Andersson (R-Geneva) spoke to the Home Builders on his involvement in assisting HBAI in the defeat of HB3751, the reversal of authority on Public Construction Bonds.

 Bill Brady

Senate Deputy Republican Leader, Bill Brady (R-Bloomington) spoke at our Legislative Briefing on the perils of the Senate Grand Bargain and the likelihood that there would be new taxation on services in Illinois.

    

 

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Home Builders from the Greater Chicagoland Area(Northern, Greater Chicago, and Southwest Suburban HBAs) meet with Illinois Senate President, John Cullerton (D-Chicago) in his office behind the Senate floor. Cullerton is on the far left in the white shirt and tie.

Chaffin

Members of Southwest Suburban HBA meet with State Rep. Bob Rita (D-Blue Island).   From left to right: Kim Robbins, Gene Briscoe, Kate Payne, Rita, John Wade, Shannon Rocha, Kevin Chaffin, and Patrick McShane.

HBAGSWI Avery Bourne

Members of Southwest Suburban HBA meet with State Rep. Bob Rita (D-Blue Island).   From left to right: Kim Robbins, Gene Briscoe, Kate Payne, Rita, John Wade, Shannon Rocha, Kevin Chaffin, and Patrick McShane.

Sen Sam Cann Dean Graven

State Senator Sam McCann (R-Carlinville) reviews the HBAI Lobby Day Brochure with HBAI Immediate Past President, Dean Graven. Senator McCann served as President of HBAI in 2007.