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BAM 2018 Mid-Year State Report

Jul 24, 2018

2018 NAHB MIDYEAR BOARD MEETING BAM Programs & Operations Update Association Statistics: as of May 31, 2018 • Members: 1,835 (B-548; A-1,195; AF-27) • Member Employees Statewide: 43,048 • 12 Local Associations • State Dues: $195 • 2018 Legal Action Assessment per…

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Codes: TAG Review Report Released Comments Due June 1, 2018

May 30, 2018

The first phase of the 2015 and 2018 I-Codes review is complete. The process began in January 2018 when the Construction Codes Advisory Committee (CCAC) established Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) to review the 2015 and 2018 I-Codes and make recommendations for potential adoption with…

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2018 BAM Spring Board Meeting Highlights

May 4, 2018

2018 BAM Spring Board Meeting Highlights On Wednesday, April 25, 2018 BAM’s Board of Directors, Local Association Executive Officers and guests attended the Spring Board Meeting at CHS Field in downtown St. Paul. The meeting included a Construction Codes Panel, consisting of Mike…

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Project Build Minnesota

Mar 13, 2018

What is the vision? To create a movement to empower young men and women with choices and ensure a steady flow of qualified skilled labor into Minnesota’s construction market. What is the top goal? The goal of Project Build…

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Day at the Capitol Success!

Mar 7, 2018

A huge Thank You to our members for a successful 2018 Day at the Capitol! On February 22, 2018, members of the Builders Association of Minnesota and members of the Contractors Association of Minnesota came together to meet with their legislators to talk about the issues that pertain…

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Week 2- 2018 Session

Mar 7, 2018

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 significant…

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BAM: Advocate and Watchdog Article III, Section III (2017) - “Our Membership is Our Strength”

Feb 21, 2017

BAM: Advocate and Watchdog Article III, Section III (2017) By Forrest Cyr, Director of Government Affairs and Communications “Our Membership is Our Strength” The Builders Association of Minnesota (BAM) had a successful Day at the Capitol, with our friends from the MN Association of…

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Advocate and Watchdog Art. II Sec. XI

Oct 13, 2016

The year is rapidly coming to a close. To celebrate another memorable year, we’re having our annual industry celebration on December 8th, 2016 at the Mall of America Radisson Blu in Bloomington, MN. We are excited to have you join us to celebrate with your fellow members, and special…

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Advocate and Watchdog, Article II, Sec. IX - There are Other Important Elections in November!

Aug 15, 2016

BAM: Advocate and Watchdog Article II, Sec. IX (2016) By Forrest Cyr, Director of Government Affairs and Communications There are Other Important Elections in November! With much of the focus this election cycle squarely on the presidential race, it can be easy to forget that there are…

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Advocate and Watchdog, Article II, Sec. VIII - Policy Platform – By Members, For Members

Aug 15, 2016

BAM: Advocate and Watchdog Article II, Sec. VIII (2016) By Forrest Cyr, Director of Government Affairs and Communications Policy Platform – By Members, For Members As the non-partisan advocacy organization for Minnesota’s building industry, the Builders Association of Minnesota works…

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