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Vote and Read with UW Impact

Summer greetings from UW Impact! First, we strongly encourage all UW Impact advocates to participate in your civic duty to vote. Tuesday, August 3 – is Election Day here in Washington state. Ballot boxes close at 8pm. You still have time to vote! Your voice matters — make sure you use it. Second: it’s time for summer reading!

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Summertime Engagement with Lawmakers

Summertime is a great time to connect with legislators. Lawmakers engage with constituents at a furious pace during the legislative session each winter and spring, so summer engagement is a way to distinguish yourself and to make your legislative priorities known.

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Session Updates

State Lawmakers Invest in UW | 2021-23 Final Budget

The Washington State legislature released their final two-year state operating budget after an exceptional remote legislative session, and the news is good for higher education. In the fall, the Governor asked all state agencies to model 5, 10, and 15% cuts, readying UW and other institutions for a worst-case scenario.

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UW Impact is a program of the UW Alumni Association (UWAA), an independent 501 (c )(3) organization. The UWAA’s mission is to support the UW and higher education in the state of Washington.