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Federal fines to jump Aug. 1 - Percentage increases huge for violating OSHA (78%), endangered species (98%) and stormwater permit (40%) regulations.
National Lieutenant Governors Stand Up for Housing - led by CT Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman, "Housing affordability and availability are ..."
Deal Could Help Homeowners Pay to Fix Crumbling Foundations - $50 million fund being negotiated with insurance companies; Two CT companies to stop selling products after allegations of crumbling foundations - WFSB Eyewitness News; State won't sue companies over crumbling foundations
Study faults state's business climate - over-regulation cited.
State legislature adopts new budget - Senate approves along party lines, 21 Ds to 15 Rs; House nearly so, 74 Ds for to 62 Rs plus 8 Ds against.
Housing Defense Fund
Discussing the Human City - watch Joel Kotkin at the Aspen Institute challenge the dominant planning mantra that pushes for dense urban cores and its war on the suburbs.
For first time in 6 years, legislature overrides Governor Malloy's vetoes of bills - Governor's veto of SB 302, a bill HBRA strongly supported, was fortunately overturned and is a victory for small businesses - will help change the regulatory mindset of state agencies.
2016 Legislative Session - Session report, HBRA Testimony, Find Your Legislators & More
It's More than Just Smoke Alarms - HBRA responds to Nat'l Fire Sprinklers Assoc's despicable and hypocritical comments about home builders. Mandate to install fire sprinklers in all new 1&2 family homes overwhelmingly defeated on 7-18 vote in Public Safety Committee.
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