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November 18,2011

Austin, Texas has proposed building codes that require wider sidewalks and call for buildings to be closer to sidewalks along a 3.5-mile stretch...

November 10,2011

The U.S. Senate is set to approve legislation that would eliminate a law requiring federal, state, and local governments to withhold 3% of their...

November 10,2011

Recently introduced legislation, the “High-Performance Federal Buildings Act,” would help federal agencies save energy and money by improving...

November 03,2011

The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to repeal a 3% IRS withholding tax on businesses that do work for the government.

October 28,2011

Both major political parties and the Obama Administration support repealing a law that would withhold 3% of all government contracts.

October 20,2011

Michigan House Bill 5011 would change state’s building code to allow private companies to operate as a municipality's building department.

October 20,2011

Alabama's strict new immigration law is driving many construction workers and roofers from the state.

October 20,2011

Virginia Sens. Jim Webb (D) and Mark Warner (D) introduced a bill this month to rehab aging schools across the country through the use of historic...

October 13,2011

A new California law, AB 930, requires that one member of the California Building Standards Commission be “experienced and knowledgeable in...

October 13,2011

The U.S. House of Representatives is planning a vote in October on a bill to repeal the 3% withholding requirement on all federal and state...