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20 Sep

Cambria Plant Tour

Join Cambria for a Tour of their Le Seuer Plant. Bus will leave the Mankato Cambria Showroom parking lot and 3 PM and return in time for the 5 PM meeting at the Cambria Studio!

20 Sep

September Membership Meeting | Cambria

Reconnect with fellow MRBA Members after the summer break as Cambria hosts our September Membership Meeting. We’ll get started at 5:00 PM, so stop by after work for refreshments, networking, all the industry news and FUN! We’ll see you on [Continue…]

24 Sep

2016 Beers for Builders 5K

Starting and finishing at Mankato Brewery, don’t miss this day of fun, exercise, beer, food and music. This event is for MRBA members, non-members, friends and family and we invite ALL runners from around the region to participate. Plus, it’s [Continue…]

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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…]

July 07, 2015

License fees for residential building contractors drop effective July 1, 2015.

Governor Dayton recommended and the legislature approved a reduction of each of the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry’s (DLI) Construction Codes and Licensing Division’s (CCLD) licensing fees. DLI will be reducing licensing costs for the construction industry by more [Continue…]