The North Carolina legislature convened on Wednesday, January 13 at noon. This is the start of the 2021 long session and it will be an active one. While a lot of the session will be devoted to continuing issues stemming from COVID, the legislature will have to do regular business as well. That means we will be advocating for our priority issues, moving ahead on our protection of property rights, promotion of homeownership and the real estate industry.
Want to be a legislative influencer? What to play an active part in engaging with legislators on issues important to our industry? If your answer is yes, then you should be a State Political Coordinator (SPC)! State Political Coordinators either have close relationships with members of the North Carolina General Assembly or have a desire to build relationships with them. When you volunteer to be an SPC you are at the front lines of advocacy efforts, communicating directly with your assigned legislator on key issues of importance to NC REALTORS®. This is a great way to personally have impact. Please click here to learn more.
STAY CONNECTED LOCALLY
NC REALTORS® Governmental Affairs Directors (GADs) are here to help enhance your relationships with community leaders. Whether its policy issues, grant funding, or activating member leaders, they are your information resource at the local level! GADs operate as a network of shared knowledge, each GAD sharing their expertise with each other and the Government Affairs team in Raleigh. Check back in this section in the future for more on NCR GADs but for now, you can access the GAD map online to see which GAD has responsibility for your area.
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REALTORS® know their communities better than anyone. This makes you an ideal community leader to engage in local economic development efforts. The Economic Development Toolkit will position you and your local associations as an invaluable resource to attract and retain businesses in your communities. Access the toolkit online.