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Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties
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  • Taste of Italy Dinner & Elected Officials Reception

    Posted on Feb 12, 2018 in:
    • MBA Events
    • Membership Minute
    • Government Affairs
    • Builders
    • Advocacy
    Join us for the Taste of Italy Dinner & Elected Officials Reception, March 15 at the Normandy Park Community Club (aka The Cove) for delizioso Italian cuisine and the exclusive opportunity to chat with area elected officials.
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  • Sick leave: It’s Spreading Like the Flu!

    Posted on Feb 9, 2018 in:
    • MBA News
    • Builders
    In November of 2016, voters in Washington state voted to establish a mandatory sick leave law for workers in their state. Starting in January of 2018, all employees covered under the Washington State Minimum Wage law must accrue one hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked.
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  • Experts Share Insights on Housing and Economic Trends, Provide Outlook for Year Ahead at annual MBAKS Economic Forecast

    Posted on Feb 6, 2018 in:
    • MBA News
    • News
    • Builders
    The Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties kicked off its first general membership meeting of the year—an economic forecast breakfast presented by the association’s Sales & Marketing Council, featuring presentations by Metrostudy Regional Director Todd Britsch and Morgan Stanley Financial Advisor Dan Becraft, C(k)P QPFC.
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  • What the Hirst Fix Means for You

    Posted on Feb 5, 2018 in:
    • Advocacy
    • Government Affairs
    • Membership Minute
    • Builders
    This week, MBAKS Snohomish County Manager Mike Pattison explains the Hirst fix and what it means for our members—especially those in rural areas.
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  • 2018 REX/T-REX Applications are open!

    Posted on Jan 29, 2018 in:
    • MBA Councils
    • Remodelers Council
    • Membership Minute
    • Member Stories
    • MBA Membership
    • Builders
    This week, Kory Sauve, our Membership Councils Manager, explains why remodelers should enter the Remodeling Excellence (REX) and Trades Remodeling Excellence (T-REX) Awards. Show off your hard work—enter by March 9, 2018.
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