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Office of Government Relations


The Washington State CapitolThe Evergreen State College Office of Government Relations works with state legislators, elected officials, and state agencies to advance the College’s legislative agenda.

College Resources

2015-17 Legislative Session
  2015-17 Operating 2015-17 Capital Other
House  Proposed Biennial Budget  Proposed Biennial Budget
Governor  Proposed Biennial Budget  Proposed Biennial Budget
Evergreen  Biennial Budget Request  Biennial Budget Request

 2015-17 Legislative Request

 Individual Decision Packages

2015 Legislative Bill Tracking
Evergreen: 2015 Fact Sheets

Performance Information

  • Washington Statewide PublicBaccalaureate Dashboard
  • Washington Results
  • Earnings Information for Washington Graduates Employed in Washington
  • Washington Higher Education Finance Report
  • Evergreen Economic Impact Study (January 2013)
  • Washington Technical Incentive Funding Model Task Force: Final Report 2013 (PDF)
  • Evergreen: Performance Plan Submitted and Accepted by the Office of Financial Management 2012 (PDF)

Governmental Relations News

  • 2015-03-27House Postpones Hearing On Budget

    Late this afternoon the House postponed the public hearing and executive session on the proposed biennial operating budget. The proposed operating budget, along with the proposed capital budget, will still be released tomorrow, March 27 at 11:30. Both budgets are now scheduled to have a public hearing on Monday, March 30 with an executive session […]

  • 2015-03-26Next Week Deadlines and Money

    Next  week the House and Senate will continue to advance policy legislation forward in the process. Both chambers have until April 1 to advance policy bills to either a fiscal committee or the floor of the opposite chamber. The House and Senate Higher Education committees will each meet once to take final action on any […]

  • 2015-03-26House Higher Education Committee Hears Tuition Reduction Legislation

    This morning the House Higher Education Committee took up two bills that would reduce tuition at Washington’s public universities and colleges. Senate Bill 5954 creates the College Affordability Program (CAP), removing tuition-setting authority for resident undergraduate students for the public baccalaureate institutions. Beginning in the 2015-16 academic year, tuition fees for resident undergraduates, under SB […]

  • 2015-03-26Senate Committee Advances Evergreen Trustee Nominations

    This afternoon the Senate Higher Education Committee advanced several gubernatorial appointments to the boards of institutions of higher education. Among the trustees and regents that were advanced to the Senate floor was Fred Goldberg and David Nicandri. The Senate will confirm their appointment some time in April.

  • 2015-03-26The Week Ahead: Policy and Awaiting the Budget

    This week the House and Senate will continue to advance policy legislation forward in the process. Both chambers have until a week from Wednesday to move bills from the opposite chamber to either the floor or a fiscal committee. At the same time everyone is awaiting the release of the House operating and capital budgets. […]