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Broad coalition collecting signatures to put I-2066 to Protect Energy Choice on November ballot

A statewide coalition today kicked off efforts to qualify I-2066: Protect Energy Choice for the November ballot. I-2066 protects reliable,…

How HB 1589 affects homebuilders and Washington families

BIAW has received a lot of questions about how HB 1589 affects homebuilders and Washington families. The Washington State Legislature…

Governor signs HB 1589, leaving Washington in the cold

OLYMPIA…Gov. Jay Inslee today signed HB 1589. The bill “supports the state’s largest utility — Puget Sound Energy (PSE) —…

Court denies request to delay building code implementation date

A Thurston County Superior Court judge denied a motion to stay, or suspend implementation of the state’s costly new building…

House passes HB 1589, clearing path for electrification, energy rate hikes

Despite constitutional questions and widespread objections, the House of Representatives approved HB 1589 at 2 a.m. this morning. The bill…

Hearing on motion to suspend costly new energy code scheduled for March 8

A Thurston County Superior Court Judge rescheduled the hearing on the Building Industry Association of Washington’s motion to stay, or…