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The Government Affairs Division of BAR is designed to protect and enhance the quality of life of those living in the Birmingham area and Central Alabama by creating a favorable relationship within the government and law making bodies.

 

The BAR Government Affairs helps monitor local, state, and national legislative issues that affect quality of life issues and the real estate industry, review concerns and make recommendations to the Board of Directors, interview candidates running for local and statewide public offices, hold an annual legislative reception, and generate funds to be used for political activities.

 

We encourage youto  get involved in our local government, and to familiarize yourself with BAR’s position on local policies.

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Government Affairs Posts from Our Blog

Birmingham City Council Prepares for Legislative Session

Birmingham City Council Prepares for Legislative Session

*Release From Birmingham City Council BIRMINGHAM, AL – On the heels of the upcoming legislative session, Birmingham City Council will meet with area legislators today to discuss matters they would like to present to the Alabama State Senate and House of Representatives. The meeting will begin at 2 p.m. and will take place at the […]

Birmingham REALTORS® Welcome Congressman Gary Palmer

Birmingham REALTORS® Welcome Congressman Gary Palmer

On Wednesday, REALTOR® leadership of the Birmingham Association of REALTORS® welcomed Alabama 6th Congressional District Congressman Gary Palmer to their Association to discuss his work in Washington and covered several topics concerning real estate and homeownership in Alabama. Past BAR President and Federal Political Coordinator Hal Tillman welcomed Congressman Palmer and pledged the continued support […]

BREAKING: AAR Legislative Update

BREAKING: AAR Legislative Update

SB24 Passes Both Houses and Headed to the Governor Legislative Update Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 Alabama lawmakers pass bill to tighten rules on tax-exempt groups With a vote on the last day of the special session, state lawmakers gave final approval today to a bill that would require organizations that are exempt from paying state […]

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