MN Builder Blog

The Final Four

Apr 19, 2011

Written by: BAM Lobbyist Lisa Frenette, Frenette Legislative Advisors. The final four weeks of Minnesota’s legislative session, that is. Session is expected to conclude in four weeks on the constitutional deadline of May 23rd. The constitutional deadline for Minnesota’s legislative…

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HF460 Passes Out of Senate Judiciary Committee

Apr 13, 2011

After two and a half hours of testimony the Minnesota Senate Judiciary And Public Safety Committee voted to pass House File 460 authored by Committee Chair Senator Warren Limmer. The bill prohibits a mandate of fire sprinklers in single-family new construction homes. Testifying in support…

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2011 Minnesota Builders Convention A Success

Apr 12, 2011

The 2011 Minnesota Builders Convention was a blast.  From the leadership training on Friday to the final farewell breakfast Sunday morning, members were kept busy networking with peers, introducing themselves to prospects, education, political talk, meeting new friends, and having a great…

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Free Housing News For Members

Mar 31, 2011

As a member you have free access to three top NAHB newsletters that provide current information and news on topics like legislation, government regulations, educational seminars and how to market and sell your company. Nation’s Building News offers a mix of news about legislation,…

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A Word From The President

Mar 31, 2011

Written By BAM’s 2011 President Todd Bjerstedt, McDonald Remodeling. If you’re here, it’s safe to assume you’re committed to the building industry. Many of us have lost much the past few years. Some have literally lost everything. Yet here we are. Makes you wonder why doesn’t it?…

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BAM Files Summons & Complaint

Mar 31, 2011

BAM filed a summons and complaint last week in a lawsuit against the City of Saint Paul in response to the City’s current egress window policy for existing homes which directly violates Minnesota Statute 299F.011 by exceeding the Minnesota State Building Code. The existing City of St.…

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MN House Passes Fire Sprinkler Bill HF460

Mar 31, 2011

Moments ago the Minnesota House of Representatives passed BAM’s Fire Sprinkler bill (House File 460) off the House floor with a 90 - 39 vote.  It passed with minimal debate and a 51-vote margin. One Democrat representative argued against the bill stating he didn’t want to make fire…

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