Office of External Affairs

February 19, 2019

News from Olympia: Legislative Session Day 36, Speaker Chopp Teams with UW Medicine

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We have already started week 6 of the 2019 legislative session and that means that cutoff deadlines for committees are quickly approaching. In the past two weeks, the Senate voted to confirm Kaitlyn Zhou to the UW’s Board of Regents and campus representatives visited Olympia to advocate on behalf of university priorities. Speaker Frank Chopp testified before the House College & Workforce Development committee on his first prime sponsored legislation in 20 years. Read more from State Relations.