State Relations

2018 Interim

December 13, 2018

WA House & Senate announce committee assignments after election results certified

The 2018 General Election was held on Nov. 6 and certified by the Secretary of State on Dec. 6. There are almost 4.4 million registered voters in Washington State and voter turnout for this midterm election hit a historic high at almost 72 percent. In Washington State, there are 98 House of Representative seats and…

November 13, 2018

The UW’s 2019 state legislative agenda

Public higher education provides the greatest opportunity for prosperity and well-being for individuals and communities, so it must be both affordable and of the highest quality. At the University of Washington, that belief is at the forefront of all we do. The Washington State 2019 legislative session begins Jan. 14 and is scheduled to last…