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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...

October 13,2011

Proposed riders in a U.S. House of Representatives spending bill would block the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) from issuing...

September 30,2011

EPA regulations impacting the cement industry could force the closure of 18 of the nearly 100 US cement plants and cost 4,000 manufacturing jobs...

September 15,2011

President Obama signed into law legislation that limits the amount of formaldehyde in wood. The new measure will impact particle board and other...

September 08,2011

A mid-year report by the U.S. Green Building Council says that there have been “30 legislative wins for green building” across 22 states in 2011....