Legislative Policy

Fall 2013 quarter

Taught by

Legislative Policy, taught by Washington State Senator Karen Fraser, deepens perspectives on public policies made by legislature and the legislative policy making process. Students learn about many of the "nuts and bolts" of the state legislative policy making process, including consideration of bills and resolutions, expenditures and revenues, gubernatorial appointments, initiatives and referenda, legislative staff and other professional opportunities, scheduling and negotiating strategies.  In addition, the class examines the political context of the legislative policy making process including: state and federal constitutions, tribal treaties, interstate compacts, international treaties, federal and local governments, political parties, interest groups, media, citizens and more.  Students will explore a variety of legislative issues

Program Details

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Evening and Weekend

Advertised schedule: Oct 4-6, Nov 15-17, 5-9p Fri, 9a-5p Sat/Sun


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Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning: Access to web-based tools required, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Fall)

Class standing: Graduate

Maximum enrollment: 18


Course Reference Number

(4 GR credits): 10335

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