Latest News

Tax Increase & Other Updates

With 37 days remaining in the regular session, it’s budget time and we are gearing up to face a variety…

Hydraulic Project Approvals Overreach

HB 1579, Chinook abundance, really deals with the Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (DFW) Hydraulic Project Approvals (HPA), unfortunately, passed…

Seattle First-In-Time Rule

The Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) filed today an amicus brief supporting a suit brought by the Pacific Legal…

Good News and Bad News

We have something to celebrate in Olympia this week, the unanimous passage of condo liability reform, SB 5334, prime sponsors…

May Building Insight

For our latest Building Insight magazine, click here to read.

Direct Contractor Liability

BIAW President Rick Hjelm has been busy testifying before House and Senate committees in opposition to House Bill 1395 and…