Governor Signed Supplemental Budget-State Board Allocations


After passing its supplemental operating and capital budgets and a $17 billion transportation budget, the Legislature yesterday at about 11:30 p.m. For the community and technical college system, the operating budget includes funding for: Cybersecurity workforce ($7.2 million) Assistance for homeless students ($2.9 million) Financial aid outreach with community based organizations ($2.7 million) Climate curriculum review ($1.5 million) Refugee education ($1.7 million) Health care simulation lab equipment ($8 million) Health care workforce Opportunity Grants ($8 million) Nursing education ($3.8 million) Commercial Driver’s License training ($2.5 million) Outreach specialists ($1.5 million) The budget includes funding to expand the Washington College Grant's [...]

Governor Signed Supplemental Budget-State Board Allocations2022-03-22T18:14:25+00:00

Washington Research Council Blog Posts for 02/25/2022


The Washington Research Council recently published their blog posts on 02/25/2022. If you'd like to read their blog with lots of great posts, follow the link below:

Washington Research Council Blog Posts for 02/25/20222022-03-01T20:16:30+00:00

Olympia Legislative Update – January 19, 2022


As usual for a short 60-day session, this year’s state Legislature is experiencing a flurry of activity as it approaches the end of its second week. Including new bills that build off of the work of our United Ways. Check it out! House Bill Would Create Imagination Library Program for Washington House Bill 2068 would create in state law a program currently being piloted by the United Ways of the Pacific Northwest -  Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction has provided a $2.3 million grant to UWPNW that will allow it to facilitate statewide participation [...]

Olympia Legislative Update – January 19, 20222022-01-20T22:06:56+00:00
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