Skip to content

Hearings resume as Legislature reaches Floor Cutoff

March 10, 2017

The Legislature reached floor cutoff on Wednesday, which means that bills had to be voted out of their originating chamber in order to continue on in the legislative process. Committee hearings resumed Thursday, with House bills being heard in the Senate and Senate bills being heard in the House. Neither the House Higher Education Committee nor the Senate Higher Education Committee held hearings this week. >>

Washington Promise Program, tax exemption bill heard as committees head to first cutoff

February 10, 2017

With one week until the first cutoff date of the 2017 session, policy committees were hard at work hearing and voting on bills to continue them on in the legislative process. The Washington Promise Program, which would provide free community and technical college tuition to eligible students, highlighted Wednesday’s House Higher Education Committee hearing. >>

Subscribe to Legislative News

Sign up to receive notices when new Legislative News editions are posted.

About

Legislative News is published weekly during the legislative session by the staff of the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges to highlight issues impacting the two-year college system.

SBCTC is led by a Governor-appointed board and provides leadership, advocacy, and coordination for Washington’s system of 34 public community and technical colleges. Each year, about 381,000 students train for the workforce, prepare to transfer to a university, gain basic math and English skills, or pursue continuing education. Visit our website at SBCTC.edu or email us a SBCTCCommunications@sbctc.edu

All Legislative News Categories

Recent Posts

Archives

Last Modified: 10/9/17 11:43 AM