Tuesday, December 13, 2011

National Association of REALTORS® Supports Matt Salmon for Congress

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 Largest Trade Association in Nation Touts Salmon’s Ideas, Experience
EAST VALLEY – Former Congressman and candidate for Arizona’s 6th Congressional District Matt Salmon today received the endorsement from the National Association of REALTORS®, the largest trade association in the country.
“The National Association of REALTORS® strongly supports returning Matt Salmon to Congress,” said Arizona Association of REALTORS® President Holly Mabery. “Mr. Salmon brings with him a proven record, the right ideas on how to increase jobs and the experience needed to cut the bureaucratic red tape that stifles our economic recovery.”
"The National Association of REALTORS® is one of our country’s most vital trade associations and I am thrilled to receive their support,” said Matt Salmon.  “The ongoing housing market depression in Arizona is at the forefront of our economic struggles and addressing this major issue with smart policies is an important step to recovering our economic prosperity. In Congress, I will work with their members in order to stabilize our housing market, increase home ownership and get our national economy back on track."
About National Association of REALTORS®
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, “The Voice for Real Estate,” is America’s largest trade association, representing 1.2 million members, including NAR’s institutes, societies and councils, involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. NAR’s membership is composed of residential and commercial REALTORS®, who are brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers, counselors and others engaged in all aspects of the real estate industry. Members belong to one or more of some 1,400 local associations/boards and 54 state and territory associations of REALTORS®. They are pledged to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
Working for America's property owners, the national association provides a facility for professional development, research and exchange of information among its members and to the public and government for the purpose of preserving the free enterprise system and the right to own real property.
About Matt Salmon
Matt Salmon was first elected to the United States Congress in 1994 and served until 2000, honoring his term limit pledge.  A proud conservative, Salmon was rated in the top five among all 535 members of the House and Senate by Citizen’s Against Government Waste for all six years he was in office.  He is a lifetime member of the NRA with an A+ rating and also earned a 100% rating by the National Right to Life.  He was also the proud recipient of the American Cancer Society’s “Top National Elected Official” award. 
Matt Salmon has received endorsements from Arizona Congressman Trent Franks, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, South Dakota Senator John Thune, Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn, Congressman Darrell Issa (CA-49), Mayor Scott Smith (Mesa), Mayor Jay Tibshraeny (Chandler), Mayor Hugh Hallman (Tempe), Mayor John Insalaco (Apache Junction),  Mayor Gail Barney (Queen Creek), former Arizona Congressman John Shadegg, Arizona State Senate Majority Leader Andy Biggs (LD22), State Senator John McComish (LD20), and State Representatives Eddie Farnsworth (LD22), Jeff Dial (LD20), and Bob Robson (LD20).

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