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Keep bonding bill clean

May 13, 2014

Governor Mark Dayton threatened on Monday to veto the state’s bonding bill if it includes a change in the state building code requiring sprinklers in houses of a certain size....

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May-15-14 9:14 PM

The cost to install sprinklers is about $2 per square foot. This would only be required in houses over 4500 square feet, so the total impact would be about $9000 on a $500,000 home. Many of these homes are built in outlying areas where it takes fire fighters longer to respond to. Is it really that big of a deal?

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May-14-14 1:30 PM

Kudos to Gov Dayton on this issue.

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