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The Senate Small Business Committee marked up and approved by a voice vote of 19-0 S. 1428, the Small Business Cyber Training Act of 2017, sponsored by Senator Risch (R-ID), with cosponsors Senators Shaheen (D-NH), Kennedy (R-LA), Duckworth (D-IL), and Peters (D-MI).
The National Association of REALTORS® hosted an Appraisal Summit, focused on the role of Appraisal Management Companies (AMCs) and their effect on the appraisal industry.
In an early morning Friday July 28th vote, the Senate Republican leadership’s so-called “skinny” Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal bill failed to gather the 50 votes required for passage.