Author Archives: Phil Rhees

 

$15 an hour for unskilled apprentice? You heard that right...

Posted on September 14, 2015 by Phil Rhees
I announced before that our OSHBA Board of Directors has voted to create the Oklahoma Housing Hall of Fame.  It is time that we recognize the past and present giants of the housing industry in Oklahoma, and I’m looking forward to getting the ball ro...
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President's Memo: Hall of Fame Nominations Open

Posted on September 8, 2015 by Phil Rhees
Greetings, members! I announced before that our OSHBA Board of Directors has voted to create the Oklahoma Housing Hall of Fame.  It is time that we recognize the past and present giants of the housing industry in Oklahoma, and I’m looking forwar...
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‘Hall of Fame’ in works to honor under-appreciated members

Posted on June 19, 2015 by Phil Rhees
Editor's note: This column will be published in the upcoming edition of Oklahoma Builder Magazine I recently had the opportunity to go turkey hunting with my son, Corey, and long-time Tulsa HBA associate member Dub Jester out in Roger Mills County ...
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President's Memo: What drought?

Posted on May 24, 2015 by Phil Rhees
Drought? What drought? Even my cattle-rancher friends out near Elk City must be hoping for a dry day or two at this point. Our prayers once again go out to all of you who live in the Oklahoma City area with the recent tornadoes and unprecedented floodi...
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President's Memo -- Hall of Fame Coming!

Posted on April 14, 2015 by Phil Rhees
Greetings, members! I am pleased and excited to announce that our OSHBA Board of Directors has voted to create the Oklahoma Housing Hall of Fame. It is time that we recognize the past and present giants of the housing industry in Oklahoma, and I'm ...
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President's Memo: Builder Registration, Thunder tickets

Posted on March 5, 2015 by Phil Rhees
With our Builder Registration bill working its way through the Oklahoma House, I have been asked several times recently about the fee builders will be charged annually by the Construction Industries Board (CIB) if, and when this bill becomes law. The f...
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