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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
  • Governor:   2015-17 Education Plan Overview
  • Evergreen:  2015-17 Legislative Request
  • Evergreen: 2015-17 Biennial Operating Budget and Individual Decision Packages
  • Evergreen: 2015-17 Biennial Capital Budget (PDF)
  • 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
  • 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

  • 2014-12-16Governor Releases Education Plan

    Late yesterday Governor Inslee released his plan for education for the 2015-17 biennium. The plan, which extends across the continuum including early learning, K-12 and higher education, provides a $2.3 billion investment in the success of students from preschool to college. In a statewide virtual town hall this evening, Governor Inslee shared the slate of […]

  • 2014-12-11WA House Democrats Announce Committee Leadership and Membership

    This afternoon the Washington House Democrats announced committee chairs and vice chairs and membership for the upcoming session. Representative Drew Hansen (Bainbridge Island) will chair and Representative Gerry Pollett (Seattle) will vice-chair the House Higher Education Committee.  Hansen and Pollett will be joined by Representatives Bergquist, Reykdal, Sells, Tarleton and the to-be-named representative of the […]

  • 2014-12-10WA Senate Releases Committee Leaders and Committee Structure

    This week the Washington State Senate released the committee structure for the 2015 session.  The committee structure will resemble the committees from the prior legislative session with the exception of a new committee. The Senate Accountability and Reform Committee, to be chaired by newly elected Senator Mark Miloscia, will focus on issues involving the management […]

  • 2014-12-10Governor’s Budget Out Next Week

    Next week the Governor will roll out his biennial budgets over several days. The week will kick-off with education. The Governor will make public his plans to make investments in education including early learning, K-12, and higher education. Each following day the Governor will release additional parts of his proposed budget – Tuesday – transportation, […]

  • 2014-12-09WA House Announces Committee Structure; Chairs and Committee Members to Follow

    This week the House Democrats released a new committee structure for the 2015 session. The structure will eliminate, create and refocus committees.  Overall the number of committees will shrink from 23 to 21. Gone are two of the three appropriation subcommittees on health and human services and education as well as the government accountability and […]