Dallas BA Advocacy Results In Needed Ordinance Change

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Dallas Builders Association's government advocacy efforts resulted in a win for property rights on Wednesday,  April 8, when the Dallas City Council voted to approve much needed changes to the city's Conservation District (CD) ordinance. The previous CD ordinance was severely lacking in transpar ...

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Dallas BA Voices Concerns About Floodplain Executive Order At FEMA Listening Session

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On Tuesday, April 7, Dallas Builders Association staff, members and industry allies offered public comments voicing the home building industry's concern regarding Presidential Executive Order 13690 that effectively changes the definition of the 100-year floodplain to a 500-year floodplain. While the ...

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Congress Overturns “Ambush” Union Election Rule

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The U.S. House of Representatives voted for builder supported legislation on March 19, nullifying a directive put forth by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that would impose an "ambush" union election rule. The NRLB directive would weaken workers' and employers' rights by reducing the time ...

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