State Relations

The Daily: Balancing the budget

The Daily, May 14, 2013

The Daily, May 14, 2013dailyuw.com

Today’s front-page story in The Daily breaks down the House and Senate budget proposals being considered in Olympia.

The story tackles a number of topics that lawmakers are confronting in budget negotiations this special session, from levels of state support to tuition-setting, and a proposed 20 percent international student surcharge to computer science & engineering program funding.

President Michael K. Young, Angie Weiss, director of the ASUW Office of Government Relations, Melanie Mayock, vice president of the UW Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS), Xinglu Yao, an international student at the UW from China, and Margaret Shepherd director of UW State Relations are quoted.