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National Schools to Skills Grant Program to provide $13,000 grants to schools

The Home Builders Institute (HBI), The Home Depot Foundation (THDF) and the National Housing Endowment (NHE) will provide $13,000 grants to eligible school districts for…

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Governor issues proclamation recognizing Career and Technical Education

Governor Jay Inslee has issued a proclamation recognizing Career and Technical Education Month in February 2021. The proclamation was requested…

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BIAW Bulletin – Policy Cutoff Edition

Hello and welcome to another BIAW Bulletin … but what you and I know as “The Hammer with Himebaugh.” Policy…

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First Cutoff Deadline Today

Hey hey hey – today is the first major deadline in the 2021 legislative session…which indicates that time still indeed…

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SB 5278, Direct Contractor Liability Bill, Doesn’t Make it Past Cutoff

Legislative session always creates challenges in Washington. The added difficulties surrounding a virtual session during a pandemic has created a…

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SB 5042 Damages Certainty and Vesting for Builders

You rely on vesting for certainty and predictability when planning your projects. SB 5042 shifts from the presumption that laws and regulations are legal…

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