2013-14 Catalog

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Offering Description

Legislative Policy


Fall 2013 quarter

Faculty
Karen Fraser
Description

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

Advertised Schedule
Oct 4-6, Nov 15-17, 5-9p Fri, 9a-5p Sat/Sun
Location
Olympia
Online Learning
Enhanced Online Learning
Books
Greener Store
Offered During
Evening and Weekend