Code Hearing drawing near

Posted on March 9, 2011 by Mike Means
Next week the Oklahoma Uniform Building Code Commission will be holding a public hearing to discuss Oklahoma's first ever residential building code. The hearing will be held at the Francis Tuttle Technology Center on March 15 beginning at 10:00 am. ...
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Oh legislation, we hardly knew you...

Posted on March 9, 2011 by Mike Means
Last Thursday was the first legislative deadline. This particular session there were 2255 bills introduced for consideration. Only 926 made it through the deadline. The other 1329? The term used is dormant. That translates into "dead, for now, but may ...
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Homeowners shouldn't have to install sprinklers

Posted on February 28, 2011 by Mike Means
A study done by the University of Maryland found that hard-wired smoke alarms with a battery backupoffer a much better degree of safety than sprinkler systems Earlier this month, the Oklahoman published a front-page article, entitled...
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Good-bye to a Friend

Posted on February 21, 2011 by Mike Means
These days I find myself at the Capitol quite often. In fact, just about every day the legislature is in session those of us working on bills will be there. Most of the time is spent trying to catch a Senator or Representative for a moment or two to sh...
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First OSHBA president from southern OK installed this month

Posted on January 23, 2011 by Brandon Perkins
Thomas Herndon, left, and brother Michael are co-owners of Herndon Construction Inc. of Kingston. With them are wives Roma, left, and Karen. Michael was installed Jan. 7, 2011, as president of the Oklahoma State Home Builders Association. ...
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New year, new officers

Posted on January 11, 2011 by Brandon Perkins
'Builder of the Year' Curtis McCarty and 'Associate of the Year' Donna Cullins, both of Norman, were honored by the state builders association Friday night at the Skirvin. The Oklahoma Home Builders Association awarded Curtis McCart...
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