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BIAW President Rick Hjelm Testifies on “Direct Contractor Liability” Bill

On Jan. 31, BIAW President Rick Hjelm appeared before the House Labor and Commerce Committee to testify in opposition to…

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Condo Reform for Smaller Number of Units

The Senate Law and Justice Committee is hearing two BIAW supported condo reform bills on Monday, Jan. 28. SB 5334…

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Harmful Independent Contractor Bills

On Monday, Jan. 28, SB 5513 (AN ACT Relating to simplifying, clarifying and making consistent employee status under industrial insurance…

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Proposals Add to Cost of Homes

Proposed Transportation Funding Package On Thursday, BIAW testified before the Senate Transportation Committee against a proposed, not in bill form…

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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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