VICTORY FOR CONTRACTORS IN OLYMPIA:
GOVERNOR SIGNS NUCA’s VENUE
Pictured are: Governor Jay Inslee, State
Representative Jay Rodne, State Representative Laurie Jinkins and NUCA of
Washington Legislative Committee Members, Mark Scoccolo, Mike Pelliterri and
Lobbyist David Ducharme
On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, Governor Jay Inslee signed
into law HB 1601. HB 1601, the venue bill, helps level the playing field in
construction contracts with counties throughout the state. HB 1601 allows
contractors to sue a county in either that county or one of the two nearest
counties. This legislation helps provide an impartial forum for contractors,
and promotes fairness. The significant work that led to the passing of this
legislation was spearheaded by NUCA of Washington, with support from the AGC of
Bob Marconi is the
chair of NUCA of Washington’s Legislative Committee.
Upcoming Monthly Events!
2015 Scholarship Applications Now Available!
NUCA of Washington is proud to offer annual scholarships to
hard working students pursuing a career in the civil construction
industry. These scholarships are
supported by funds raised at our annual Last Ditch Open Golf Tournament. The Scholarship Committee identifies
the scholarship committee identifies the scholarship criteria each year and
reviews every application submitted, to select the annual recipients of this
Who May Apply?
Any high school graduate or college student enrolling full
time in an academic institution for the school year beginning in September 2015
is eligible (this may be a four-year college, community college, or technical
school). Applicants must be a relative,
employee, or friend of a NUCA of Washington member and must be majoring in a
construction related field (construction management, civil engineering, or
related focus). If the applicant needs a
sponsor, please contact Andrea Ruotolo.
NEW EXTENDED Application Deadline is July 14, 2015.