SBE News

Capitol Connection 05/25/2021

FRANCHISEE LICENSING, RETAINING OLDER NUMBERS AND PARTNERSHIP LICENSING Capitol Services, Inc. Can we talk? Of course, assisting contractors for more than 30 years begins with a conversation. Sometimes it’s a question I’ve never been asked, and for another contractor it’s a common concern shared … read more

SBE & The Trade School are moving to 1355 Hartnell on June 1, 2021

After six years, we’re ready to expand! More convenient access for members. More classrooms. More training areas. More opportunities. Shasta Builders Exchange and the Trade School continue to expand trades training opportunities in the North State: OSHA Safety Programs, Plumbing, Electrical, and (coming soon) Carpentry … read more

California Builders Alliance Capitol Update

CBA SITS DOWN WITH APPROPRIATION CHAIRS $100 BILLION PROPOSALGovernor Newsom announced the CA Comeback Plan, $100 billion in combined state budget surplus and federal funds for additional COVID-19 relief. The proposal would send $600 stimulus checks to two-thirds of Californians (incomes under $75K) an extra $600 … read more

Capitol Connection 05/03/2021

NASCLA RECIPROCITY AND SOS SUSPENSION An urgent appeal on the ‘fly’, more ‘suspense’ and a happy ending! Let’s start with what’s ending… CSLB COVID-19 update: Good news test center closures are ending!  Things are looking up for Contractor’s license applicants waiting for a test date.  The CSLB … read more

Capitol Connection 04/26/2021

Experience Waivers, Subsidiary Companies and “C-10” For Overhead/underground Power Distribution Our first contractor is ‘testing’ the waters for a waiver, while another is really a ‘spin-off’ problem. I also assist in sorting out the general rules in ‘engineering’ our final answer for a Builder’s Exchange … read more