The Office of the President

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 Operating and Capital Budgets
  • 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
  • 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

  • 2015-02-28Another Deadline Passes

    Today the Legislature met and passed another major deadline on the way to adjournment. All bills that were referred to a fiscal committee must have advanced from committee to the floor to be considered still in play. There are a handful of bills that are deemed necessary to implement the budget that will be in […]

  • 2015-02-27Money Committees Take Action on Legislation

    Today the Senate and House appropriation committees held marathon sessions. Both committees continued public hearings on legislation and began the hard work of deciding what bills to advance to the floor. The House began early this morning with a schedule to hear public testimony on thirty separate bills, followed by a long list of bills […]

  • 2015-02-26Senate Confirms Evergreen Trustee

    This week the Washington Senate confirmed student trustee to The Evergreen State College Board of Trustees, Nick Wootan with a vote of 46-0.

  • 2015-02-26Congress Passes Bipartisan Higher Education Savings Legislation

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 529, legislation introduced by Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) and Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI) that would make 529 plans more flexible by making computers an eligible education expense; allowing the redeposit of college refunds without negative tax implications in certain circumstances and updating outdated accounting rules.

  • 2015-02-26Over the Hump

    Today marks the halfway point to the next major deadline this session. By end of day on Friday, bills that have been sent to an appropriation committee must advance from committee to their respective floor for further consideration. This afternoon the House Appropriations heard testimony on legislation to enhance public safety and reduce recidivism through […]