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Reminder of the wage and hour survey deadline on June 30

The Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) recently sent a reminder that the deadline to submit your completed wage and…

Contractor bonds increase on July 1

General and specialty contractor bonds increase on July 1 under a bill the legislature unanimously approved in 2023. Contractor bonds…

L&I renews warning to contractors: Watch out for scams!

The Department of Labor & Industries has renewed its warning to construction contractors to watch out for scams. Earlier this…

US Supreme Court deals blow to impact fees

TheThe US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) recently dealt a blow to impact fees in a major case for landowners, homebuilders, and…

Two BIAW priority bills advance: SBCC reforms and WUI fixes

Two BIAW priority bills have cleared major hurdles in the Legislature. One, a measure to improve the State Building Code…

Building industry battles two-headed monster blocking affordable housing as legislative session begins

OLYMPIA…The Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) battles a two-headed monster blocking affordable housing this session. The two heads represent…