News: February 2021

Capitol Connection 02/26/2021

Business License Rule, “B” General and Covid Delays Covid-19 remains a drag on state agency missions, but the CSLB is doing all it can under the ‘work from home’ rules. Contractors remain on the job and Capitol Services remains at work to assist with licensing … read more

Capitol Connection 02/22/2021
Department of Industrial Relations

College & Military Experience, Changing Business Entity and Bond Transfers As our first two contractors learn, having confidence in your business decisions comes from having expert knowledge of the rules in the game.’ Better to have an ‘ounce’ of prevention to avoid requiring a ‘pound’ … read more

Capitol Connection 02/21/2021

Silly Question? No! Adding “C-10” and Changing Qualifiers Not to laugh, every question has an answer that offers benefit in asking. Especially when it comes to contracting rules and regulations. Yes, working out of your licensed trade isn’t too late it’s better if you never. … read more

Capitol Connection 02/10/2021

Criminal Background Check, Timber Limit, and Qualifiers A question from the tall timber falls on my desk. I explain the ‘stand-alone’ complexity of separation for a contractor and provide some ‘anxiety’ relief with an update on new law eliminating ‘crime’… Q:  Can forest restoration projects which … read more

GSBE Business Update 02/04/21

HOUSING PERMIT REPORT CARD FINDS CA NOT ON TRACK TOWARDS BUILDING SUFFICIENT HOUSING Southern California News Group released their housing permit record card, finding that only 3% of CA cities and counties are fully on track to build sufficient housing, and 30% are not issuing any permits for affordable housing. The average grade was … read more