Legislative Update

Idaho CM/GC Law

Legislative Alert!  Your action needed now to amend the Idaho CM/GC law!

After working diligently with members of the Idaho Legislature regarding suggested amendments to Idaho’s new CM/GC law, we will have an initial hearing on the bill TOMORROW, Wednesday, February 10th in the House Business Committee.

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CM/GC Issue in Idaho

You might recall that last week the ABC Idaho Government Affairs Committee, along with some members of the CM/GC Task force met in person and via conference call to discuss some proposed changes to the new Idaho CM/GC law that ABC will attempt to move forward this session.
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Legislative Update for Idaho and Washington: 1-20-2015

IN IDAHO

CM/GC LegislationLast week ABC met with key members of leadership and committees to discuss the deficiencies of the new CM/GC bill passed in the last legislative session. The legislators were very receptive to ABC’s information, and concerned about the potential unintended consequences of the new bill. Read the rest of entry »

Whitworth University Leadership Luncheon

Featuring Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice – Thursday, October 9, 2014, 12:00 Noon, Spokane Convention Center.  ABC has reserved
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The Annual Washington Policy Center Dinner

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, Spokane Convention Center.  Speakers include 
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Summer '14 Legislative Review and a Quick Look Ahead

A key part of ABC’s mission is to advance and protect Free Enterprise and the Merit Shop – which means ABC is constantly working at all levels of government to protect your interests and keep markets open and free for Merit Shop contractors and your employees.
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Coalition Stops Spokane City Council Initiative to Impose Apprenticeship Quotas

In August, members of the Spokane City Council previewed a new local ordinance that would impose a 15% apprenticeship quota on Spokane public works projects over $200,000
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ABC Golf Tournament Raises Funds for ABC State PACs

In July, ABC held the annual Golf Tournament to raise funds for ABC Government Affairs programming including funding for both the ABC Idaho and Washington State Political Action Committees, (PACS).
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ABC Task Force Tackles Idaho's New CM/GC Law

During the 2014 session, Idaho ‘s Legislature passed broad and ambiguous language dramatically changing the existing Idaho CM law. The new law allows for licensed Construction Managers to also act as General Contractors and perform work, as well as act as the construction manager.
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ABC National Legislative Conference

ABC National Legislative Conference in June saw hundreds of ABC members and staff gather from across the country in Washington D.C. to take Merit Shop issues and concerns to Capitol Hill. Inland Pacific ABC attendees
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