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Governor Lee Provides Update on COVID-19 relief

March 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Governor Lee Provides Update on COVID-19 relief

Lee is mobilizing the National Guard to help with testing. 250 personnel, including 150 medical personnel, are getting ready to help 35 remote testing facilities in rural parts of the state.

Lee also extended the statewide school closure to April 24, 2020. The Department of Education is now partnering with PBS to offer instructional content on television while students are out of the classroom.

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Rising Headwinds Exist for Housing Construction

March 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Rising Headwinds Exist for Housing Construction

According to estimates from the Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Departments, single-family starts expanded in February. Construction activity was accelerated earlier in the year due to warmer weather. Despite the strong start for 2020, significant and rising headwinds exist for housing construction due to coronavirus mitigation efforts.

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House Passes Coronavirus Bill

March 17, 2020 | Comments Off on House Passes Coronavirus Bill

The House recently passed a bill that would guarantee free coronavirus testing, establish paid leave for all employees and enhance unemployment insurance. The Senate is expected to pass the bill in the coming days, and President Trump has indicated his support. The three major components of this bill that will affect businesses of all sizes include: paid family and medical leave; paid sick leave; and new tax credits.

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Welcome to Our New Website!

March 2, 2020 | Comments Off on Welcome to Our New Website!

We’re glad you’re here! Our goal is to provide our visitors with an easier way to learn about the services, products, and solutions offered by Association members. The new site is dynamic, responsive, and fully integrated with our CRM software, so updates to member profiles sync automatically. Our navigation is easy and intuitive, with multiple…

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Mayor Strickland recognizes HBA staff member

Special Recognition by Mayor Strickland

February 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Special Recognition by Mayor Strickland

Congratulations to Calvin Brock with Traditional Plumbing and the HBA’s own Cynthia Peck. Both were presented with Certificates of Recognition for Outstanding and Meritorious Contribution to Our Community by Mayor Strickland. Back in November, they came to the rescue of a disabled citizen and her granddaughter who were living without running water. Traditional Plumbing spent…

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