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The Who, What, Where, When, and Why’s of Mediation

There are many ways to settle a disagreement—one method is mediation. When parties are unwilling or unable to resolve a…

BIAW Appeals Veto Lawsuit and is Joined by Bipartisan Coalition of Senators

BIAW continues work on our Hydraulic Permit Application (HPA) lawsuit, which stems from the passage and partial veto of HB…

BIAW Policy Review: Coming to a Committee Near You!

Over the last several months, staff and members have been discussing ways to streamline BIAW’s policies as a part of…

BIAW Weighs in on HPA Rule-Making

The fallout from HB 1579, the Hydraulic Permit Approval (HPA) bill passed last session, has already begun. BIAW has filed…

Who can File a Lien?

Let’s talk about Who Can File a Lien? Not just anyone can walk into the recording office and file a…

General Contractor’s Liability Extended

BIAW was disappointed by the WA Supreme Court’s decision in Vargas v. Inland Washington, released yesterday, where the court expanded…