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Taking Aim at GMA Vesting

The perennial bill taking aim at Growth Management Act (GMA) vesting has a hearing in House Environment & Energy on…

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Governor’s Proposed Tax Increases

Now that Governor Jay Inslee is looking more and more like a presidential candidate, there is something he won’t be…

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Higher Residential Energy Code Proposed

SB 5293 will be heard Wednesday, Jan. 23 in the Senate Environment and Energy Committee. The Governor has requested legislation…

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Condo Reform Bills Introduced

BIAW has worked diligently over the interim on condo liability reform language with members of the legislature and other stakeholders.…

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Bill Will Mandate Increase in L&I Costs

SB 5217, sponsored by Senator Karen Keiser (D–Kent), would mandate an unprecedented increase in the amount of time-loss (wage replacement)…

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GMA and SEPA Reforms

BIAW is supporting the Growth Management Act (GMA) and State Environment Policy Act (SEPA) reforms that help land use and…

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