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Codes: TAG Review Report Released Comments Due June 1, 2018

The first phase of the 2015 and 2018 I-Codes review is complete. The process began in January 2018 when the Construction Codes Advisory Committee (CCAC) established Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs) to review the 2015 and 2018 I-Codes and make recommendations for potential adoption with amendments to the Minnesota State Building Code. The TAG work is complete and their review has been submitted to the CCAC. The CCAC is now tasked with making recommendations for the adoption of the I-Codes with potential Minnesota amendments. After that the next phase will begin as DLI staff will prepare drafts of each rule for possible adoption. (more…)

Project Build Minnesota

What is the vision?
To create a movement to empower young men and women with choices and ensure a steady flow of qualified skilled labor into Minnesota’s construction market. (more…)

Week 2- 2018 Session

Week 2 Session Briefing

This week began the second full week of session and featured the release of the 2018 February Budget and Economic Forecast. Minnesota’s $329 million surplus was announced Wednesday. As recently as November the state was predicting a significant deficit.Factors contributing to the state budget surplus include the continued economic strength of the state, the federal tax reform that included a corporate tax cut and the funding of the children’s health insurance program.  (more…)