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Governor Signs COVID Relief Bill

The Governor signed a new unemployment “relief” bill into law, effective immediately. As part of the Governor’s overall COVID-19 recovery…

Inslee moves 7 Western WA counties into Phase II

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced changes to the state’s Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery plan. Based on the changes, two…

BIAW Bulletin—Jan. 18, 2021: How to Testify on SB 5114 to Open up Washington into Phase 2

Hello and welcome to what we all know is the “Hammer with Himebaugh” —not the “BIAW Bulletin”—our weekly update from…

Join the COVID-19 Safety Stand-Down

As we continue to promote safe jobsites so we can “stay safe and stay open,” the Building Industry Association of…

Governor announces new re-opening plan, construction remains open

The governor announced a new “Health Washington – Roadmap to Recovery” plan today. The plan largely continues current COVID-19 health and…

COVID-19 relief package has benefits for builders and associations

The $900 billion COVID-19 relief package approved by Congress on Dec. 21, 2020, addresses several builder concerns, according to news…