Office of External Affairs

May 3, 2019

News from Olympia: Legislature adjourned after approving budgets

External Affairs

Late Sunday evening, the state legislature passed the 2019-21 operating and capital budgets, marking the end of the 105-day legislative session.¬†The budgets provide funding for student financial aid and critical foundational budgetary needs for the UW. Both the operating and capital budgets also include key funding to support UW Medicine and the state’s behavioral health system. Read more from State Relations.