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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
Senate Proposed Biennial Budget Proposed Biennial Budget
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

  • 2015-04-17Next Week: Last Week of Regular Session

    Next week marks the last week of the regular session. The regular session will end on April 26. While there is always hope it seems more and more likely a special session will follow the regular session. A handful of legislators – leadership and budget writers – will work over the weekend and through the […]

  • 2015-04-16Legislature Moves Pass Policy and Into Budget Full Time

    Yesterday marked the deadline for policy bills to pass from the opposite chamber. All policy bills, unless they are deemed necessary to implement the budget (NTIB), must have moved from the opposite chamber and either (a) to the Governor’s desk for his signature or (b) to the chamber of origination for concurrence and then hopefully […]

  • 2015-04-15Washington Senate Passes Capital Budget

    The Washington Senate passed a proposed biennial capital budget this afternoon.  The proposed budget passed with a vote of 39-10. The budget now goes to conference between the two chambers.

  • 2015-04-10Next Week: Floor Action

    Next week the Washington House and Senate will spend long days on the floor. The first half of the week will be dedicated to advancing policy bills, not necessary to implement the budget, from the floor to the Governor’s desk.  Both chambers have until the end of day on April 15 to move bills.  A […]

  • 2015-04-10Policy Bills Head to the Floor

    Wednesday marked another major deadline, one of the last before sine die, in the process. All policy bills that were moved to a fiscal committee must have moved from committee to the floor.  The exception as always are any bills that are deemed necessary to implement the budget. A few higher education policy bills have […]