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2 Feb

2017 Contractor Education

The MRBA All-Day Contractor Education Blast. is set for Thursday, February 2 at Country Inn & Suites. Registration materials will be in the mail and your inbox in the next few weeks or simply register online here!. Get your 7 CEU credits (including energy) locally [Continue…]

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November 17, 2016

Housing Starts See Greatest Leap in Nearly a Decade

Thank You Millennials Kelsey Ramirez New home construction broke its downward trend and increased significantly in October, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau. “Housing starts jumped in October – climbing to the strongest pace since 2007 – [Continue…]

March 09, 2016

2016 Legislative Session in Underway!

With the entire Capitol in the middle of a full remodel, the 2016 legislative session is set to be unlike any other. By order of the fire marshal, only 258 people are allowed inside the Capitol when the House meets. The [Continue…]

October 13, 2015

MN Court of Appeals Invalidates Sprinkler Mandate

In a landmark decision filed today, the Minnesota Court of Appeals issued a declaratory judgment holding invalid the Sprinkler Rule adopted by the Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry (DLI).  The Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) brought the [Continue…]

August 14, 2015

BAM Report: Looking Forward, 2016 and Beyond!

It’s starting!  With the 2015 legislative session (and special session) in the rear-view mirror, and the 2016 mini-session (we hope…), and 2016 elections for the MN House, Senate and US House of Representatives just around the corner, the Builders Association [Continue…]