Informed Advocates of the University of Washington

Legislative Session

The 2020 Legislative Session is Underway

The 2020 legislative session is underway in Olympia. Last session, alumni and friends like YOU encouraged the State Legislature to pass the most significant investment in higher education in more than a decade. Help us protect that investment in 2020.

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National Attention

National Attention on the Workforce Education Investment Act

In the weeks since UW Impact joined other higher education advocates across the state to celebrate the passage of the Workforce Education Investment Act, much of the country has taken notice, highlighting the legislation as a potential model for other states.

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UW Impact FAQ: Workforce Education Investment Act

What is it? The Workforce Education Investment Act, passed by the Washington State Legislature in 2019, creates the Washington College Grant (WCG), which incorporates and expands on the State Need Grant (SNG).

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