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15 Nov

November Membership & Election Meeting | Floor to Ceiling

Join us for our November Membership Meeting at Floor to Ceiling as we round out our 2018 meetings with some terrific networking, all the industry news and for the election of our 2019 Board Members. We’ll see you on the [Continue…]

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September 24, 2018

Chinese Tariffs Act as a $1 Billion Tax Hike on Housing, Could Jump to $2.5 Billion

President Trump’s decision yesterday to escalate the trade conflict with China could wind up imposing a $2.5 billion tax increase on residential construction at time when builders are already grappling with higher housing costs. Trump announced he is moving immediately [Continue…]

March 16, 2018

Sen. Rich Draheim Authors Bill for Workforce Development Fund

Builders Association of Minnesota Executives, I’m happy to announce that the bills asking the legislature for workforce development dollars to enhance our Project Build Minnesota efforts have been introduced in each body. The numbers are HF3810 and SF3430. The language is for $1,000,000 [Continue…]

March 02, 2018

Week Two at the Capitol | Session Priorities

Week 2 Session Briefing  This week began the second full week of session and featured the release of the 2018 February Budget and Economic Forecast. Minnesota’s $329 million surplus was announced Wednesday. As recently as November the state was predicting a [Continue…]

October 10, 2017

Unlicensed Contractors, Unenforced Codes, & Consumer Protection

Unlicensed Contractors, Unenforced Codes, & Consumer Protection Builders Association of Minnesota (October 2017) Remi Stone, Executive Vice President Currently there is a gap in the state law about what happens when a permit is pulled outside city limits where the [Continue…]