Legislative

SBCA sent a letter to the DOC’s Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance requesting the department consider a key question regarding the issue of circumvention

SBCA recently sent a letter to the DOC’s Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance requesting a formal hearing discuss how softwood lumber trade tariffs and import quotas distort a normally functioning free market.

Congress is getting to work to reverse all those labor regulations that are doing more harm than good, focusing first on union collective bargaining.

A bipartisan bill to reauthorize a popular and by most accounts dramatically successful utility-run energy efficiency program in the state was detoured Wednesday on its way to the Senate floor.

After congressional efforts to enact the first major energy bill in nearly a decade sputtered last month, key House and Senate lawmakers signaled that another big push may rise from the ashes.

The following state legislatures took action on bills that may have an impact on the energy efficiency of buildings.

The following is an update on legislative bills SBCA is tracking in Maryland, Indiana and New Jersey state legislatures.

Changes to Dodd-Frank will likely have broad impacts on the economy, but one key element for the housing industry is Trump’s focus on what he calls, “regulation that makes it impossible for banks to lend to people that are going to create jobs.”

President Donald Trump signed a resolution that revokes an Obama-era Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule critics said was unlawful and would not have improved workplace safety.

The following legislative and regulatory actions in New York, South Carolina, Oklahoma and California could have an impact on the building code.