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January 30, 2023
Last week, House Democrats announced their selections for members of the House Financial Services Committee during the 118th Congress.
Why it matters: These Representatives will work alongside their Republican colleagues to guide the fiscal policy for the next two years.
The Democratic Members of the House Committee on Financial Services for the 118th Congress include:
What’s next: finalizing subcommittee assignments.
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January 30, 2023
This new segment summarizes the key items CREFC is focused on this week. Use it to catch up quickly or to brief your colleagues in a meeting on what is driving the week in government policy. Each item is covered in more detail .
34 Seats in the Senate are up this cycle as Democrats defend their two-seat majority.
Why it matters: Republicans have the best opportunity to take the majority in 2024 as vulnerable Democrats in red states are up for reelection.
By the numbers:
Biggest Races To Watch:
The bottom line: There are 645 days until election day on Tuesday, November 5, 2o24, a lifetime in politics. Over the next 22 months, CREFC will highlight the most important races to watch in this cycle.
If you have any questions about the 2024 election cycle, please reach out to Chelsea Neil at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Senate 2024 election cycle is starting to heat up.
The mission of the Young Professionals (YP) Network is to provide a platform for junior CRE finance professionals to foster meaningful business relationships and gain relevant industry knowledge through networking events, seminars and panels.
YP programming events are developed by YPs – so the content is current and applicable in their daily work. Each YP educational event includes a networking aspect to build and foster industry relationships with both peers and seasoned industry leaders. YPs are surveyed by region for ideas for future programming to ensure educational and industry needs are met.
Additionally, there are networking only events held in a more relaxed atmosphere where YPs can mingle among their peers.
There is a discounted rate to conferences and seminars for those CREFC Members 30 years of age or younger. To sign up for the 30 and Under Program Rate join the network and ensure that you check off the box “I would like to sign up to receive the “30 and Under Program Rate”. You will be required to submit photo ID to be approved for the discounted program rate.
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Our members shape the commercial real estate finance industry with our advocacy initiatives. Through a collaborative process with our members, CREFC develops official policy positions that are presented as needed to legislators and regulators. These policies are developed through participation in our forums. CREFC also maintains fact sheets in online and PDF format on all major CRE issues and informs members weekly of the latest regulatory developments. To make a difference in the direction of our industry, sign up for a forum and participate in our advocacy efforts below. Contact Justin Ailes with any CREFC policy or advocacy questions.
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