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BIAW, others file motion to suspend costly new energy code

The coalition of trade associations, union representatives, businesses and homeowners behind a state lawsuit challenging Washington’s building codes filed a…

Natural gas restrictions could affect 800,000 households

The Senate is poised to approve new natural gas restrictions at any time. HB 1589 could affect more than 800,000…

Senate committee poised to approve natural gas restrictions

A Senate committee has scheduled a vote on new natural gas restrictions this week.  HB 1589 affects nearly 800,000 households…

BIAW priority bills alive after first legislative cutoffs

Several of BIAW’s priority bills continue to advance after the first legislative cutoffs. Unfortunately several bad bills continued to move…

BIAW members help kill property tax increase

BIAW members Christina Janis and John Erwin joined Senate Minority Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, and others last week in urging…

Cost to build new homes increased dramatically over the last decade

OLYMPIA…The cost to build new homes in Washington increased dramatically over the last decade, according to a new report by…