Advocacy

Builders Association of the Twin Cities Honors Two Legislators of the Year

Posted on October 12, 2016
Roseville — The Builders Association of the Twin Cities is honored to name Representative Jim Nash (R-Waconia) and Senator Melisa Franzen (DFL-Edina) as the recipients of its Legislator of the Year Award.
Posted in BATC News, Advocacy | Tagged Legislator of the Year, Minnesota Legislature

MINNESOTA COURT OF APPEALS INVALIDATES HOME INDOOR FIRE SPRINKLER MANDATE

Posted on October 13, 2015
Court’s decision is a victory for all Minnesotans who are looking to buy a new home
Posted in BATC News, Advocacy | Tagged BATC, Home Indoor Sprinkler Mandate, DLI, MN Court of Appeals

Home Builders Take On Sprinkler Mandate and other Building Code Requirements in Minnesota Court of Appeals

Posted on July 14, 2015
ROSEVILLE, MN (July 14, 2015) – In its on-going battle against the home indoor sprinkler mandate, the Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) heads to the Minnesota Court of Appeals on Wednesday to challenge the appropriateness of the Department of Labor and Industry’s (DL
Posted in Advocacy | Tagged BATC, Home Indoor Sprinkler Mandate, DLI, Minnesota Court of Appeals

Over 200 Expected at Home Building Industry Day at the Capitol

Posted on February 17, 2015
Roseville, MN (February 7, 2015)– The Builders Association of the Twin Cities, along with the Builders Association of Minnesota and 13 local home builders associations from outstate Minnesota are hosting Builder Day at the Capitol on February 18th.
Posted in BATC News, Advocacy | Tagged Builder Day at the Capitol, advocacy, Home Building Matters, 2015, Affordable housing

BATC Asks Courts to Protect Future Home Buyers by Delaying Implementation of Expensive New Building Code

Posted on January 21, 2015
Expensive mandates and implementation challenges will unnecessarily add costs and delays to Minnesotans building their dream home.
Posted in BATC News, Advocacy | Tagged Building Codes, Residential Building Code, Energy Code, BATC, DLI, Home Indoor Sprinkler Mandate

Housing First Fund Releases its First Series of Ads in Governor’s and Minnesota House Races

Posted on September 12, 2014
For Immediate Release Contact: Katie Eldred (651-697-7567) katie@batc.org The Governor’s Race and Five Metro House Races Featured in Digital Ads
Posted in BATC News, General, Advocacy | Tagged BATC, advocacy, Housing First, 2014 Legislative Session, Shawn Nelson, Governor Mark Dayton, Ryan Rutzick, Roz Peterson, Andrea Todd-Harlin, Kirk Stensrud, Stacey Stout

Home Building Industry Day at the Capitol Planned for March 12th

Posted on March 6, 2014
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities, along with the Builders Association of Minnesota and 13 local home builders associations from outstate Minnesota are hosting Builder Day at the Capitol on March 12th.
Posted in BATC News, Advocacy | Tagged BATC, Builders Association of the Twin Cities, Builders Association of Minnesota, Minnesota State Capitol, Home Indoor Sprinkler Mandate, Minnesota Business Taxes, Building Codes, Subcontractor Registration, Metropolitan Council, Metro Growth Policy

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