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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 Biennial Operating Budget: Full Request and Individual Decision Packages
  • 2015-17 Biennial Capital Budget & Ten Year Capital Plan (PDF)
Evergreen: 2013 Fact Sheets

Performance Information

  • Washington Statewide PublicBaccalaureate Dashboard
  • Washington Results
  • Earnings Information for Washington Graduates Employed in Washington
  • Washington Higher Education Finance Report
  • 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

  • 2014-11-24November Economic and Revenue Forecast Released

    Last week the Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council released the November revenue forecast. The recent forecast shows an increase of $115 million in Near General Fund revenue for the current two-year budget.  Near General Fund collections are now projected to total $34.07 billion for the current biennium (2013-15).  In addition the forecast also […]

  • 2014-11-24WA House Republicans Elect Leadership

    The Washington House Republicans elected their 2015-17 legislative leadership this past week.. House Republicans elected: Representative Dan Kristiansen, Republican Leader Representative Joel Kretz, Deputy Leader Representative Shelly Short, Caucus Chair Representative J.T. Wilcox, Floor Leader Representative Paul Harris, Whip Representative Matt Shea, Assistant Floor Leader Representative Matt Manweller, Assistant Floor Leader Additional leadership positions are […]

  • 2014-11-19House Democrats Keep Current Leadership

    There will be little change this session in the leadership of the Washington House Democratic Caucus. House Democrats elected their leadership team this week: Representative Frank Chopp – House Speaker Representative Pat Sullivan – Majority Leader Representative Eric Pettigrew – Majority Caucus Chair Representative Kevin Van De Wege – Majority Whip Representative Kris Lytton – […]

  • 2014-10-13Evergreen Submits Biennial Budget

    Late last week Evergreen along with other state agencies and higher education institutions submitted the College’s 2015-17 biennial operating and capital budgets to the Office of Financial Management (OFM). OFM anticipates the arrival of 165 agency budget requests for consideration in the development of the Governor’s biennial budget proposal due in December. Operating Budget Evergreen’s […]

  • 2014-07-24U.S. House Advances Higher Education Legislation

    This week the U.S. House of Representatives took action on two bills related to the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. The Strengthening Transparency in Higher Education Act (HR 4983) eliminates the College Navigator and the accountability lists put forward by the U.S. Department of Education. The website and lists would be replaced by the […]