Scalise receives ‘Champion of the Merit Shop’ award and ‘Defender of Economic Freedom’ award

Washington, DC - July 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Steve Scalise was recently named a Champion of the Merit Shop by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and a Defender of Economic Freedom by the Club for Growth in its latest round of Congressional scoring.

Scalise: IRS Announces Tax Relief for Homeowners with Toxic Chinese Drywall

Washington, DC - October 1, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Steve Scalise today issued the following statement after the Internal Revenue Service announced it would allow homeowners with toxic Chinese drywall to treat the damages incurred from toxic drywall as a casualty loss for tax purposes.

Scalise Testifies on NFIP Reform Bill

Washington, DC - April 22, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Steve Scalise testified today before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity on H.R. 1264, the Multiple Peril Insurance Act

Scalise Helps Pass Resolution to Assist Homeowners Affected by Toxic Chinese Drywall

Washington, DC - December 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Steve Scalise successfully worked to pass legislation today that encourages banks and mortgage servicers to work with families affected by toxic Chinese drywall to allow temporary leniency without penalty on payments on their home mortgages. Scalise is a co-sponsor of H.Con.Res. 197 which passed by a vote of 419 – 1.


T & I Committee Passes Graves’ Legislation to Improve Disaster Recovery

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure advanced a slate of bills today, including a bipartisan disaster relief bill authored by Reps. Garret Graves (LA-6) and Stacey Plaskett (D-V.I.). The legislation, H.R. 1311 is designed to help communities recover from disasters and increase disaster program transparency and oversight