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House passes natural gas ban, despite strained energy grid

Despite pleas asking customers to turn down their thermostats to reduce strain on the energy grid during the state’s frigid…

State Building Code Council elects Daimon Doyle council chair

OLYMPIA… The Washington State Building Code Council elected Olympia Master Builders (OMB) member and BIAW past president Daimon Doyle council…

SCOTUS declines to hear capital gains tax case, driving more businesses out of Washington

OLYMPIA…The Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) today expressed disappointment as the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) declined to hear a…

Pointing to strained energy grid, PSE tells people to limit energy use while pushing bill to ban natural gas

Pointing to Washington’s strained energy grid, Puget Sound Energy and others urged families to limit their energy consumption during this…

Sign in to support more housing and workforce options, fight new taxes

It’s time to sign in to support more housing and workforce options, while fighting new taxes that threaten to make…

Are excessive impact fees unconstitutional? SCOTUS will decide

The US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) on Jan. 9 heard oral argument in a landmark property rights case involving excessive impact…