State Government Relations

Who We Are

A division of University Relations and Community Development, State Government Relations works to pursue and promote Western’s policy objectives to the Washington State Legislature. The Office works closely with Legislators and Western administrators, faculty, students and staff.

State Government Relations also educates the campus community of legislation affecting the University.

Western Legislative Priorities

Western’s legislative priorities are designed to serve the people of Washington State and help Western meet its mission and strategic goals. Here is a summary of Western's legislative priorities for the 2017 session.

Stay Informed

For up to date information about what's happening in state government that impacts Western follow our Western Legislative Review and follow @WWUGOV on Twitter!

Please contact us with any questions you have!

Reporting Lobbying Activity

All Washington State agencies, including state universities, must keep records concerning their lobbying activity. If you are a WWU employee, please follow these guidelines and complete this online form to report lobbying activity to the Office of Government Relations.

Helpful Links

TVW - WA Public Affairs

Washington State Legislature

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Page Updated 08.14.2017