Higher Education

Governor signs three of Rep. Hans Zeiger’s bills into law Governor signs three of Rep. Hans Zeiger's bills into law Three of Rep. Hans Zeiger's bills were signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee this week, including a measure that will allow fire protection districts and regional fire protection authorities to adopt biennial budgets. Read More...
Rep. Zeiger’s higher ed efficiency bill signed into law bill introduced by 25th District Rep. Hans Zeiger that would make the state’s higher education system more efficient was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday, May 10. House Bill 1736 will set up a review of reporting requirements that the state imposes on colleges and universities, allows... Read More...
Zeiger higher education efficiency bill passes House Legislation to bring more efficiencies to Washington state’s higher education system passed the House of Representatives on Monday, March 4. In a unanimous vote, legislators approved House Bill 1736 sponsored by Rep. Hans Zeiger, R-Puyallup. “This bill does three things. It reviews the reporting requirements of higher education institutions, allows... Read More...
Zeiger bill eases access to higher education options A bill that would create one Web site for Washington students to get information they need to obtain a degree passed the House Higher Education Committee on Feb. 7. House Bill 1320 would require the Washington Student Achievement Council to establish and maintain a statewide Online Transfer and Student Advising... Read More...
Zeiger’s higher education bills signed into law by governor Two higher education measures prime-sponsored by Rep. Hans Zeiger were signed into law by the governor on March 30. House Bill 2259 eliminates certain higher education reporting requirements that duplicate federal reporting requirements. “There is no reason why our colleges and universities need to fill out the same report twice... Read More...
Legislature asks for 21-day notice, public comment on tuition increases Legislation that would require Washington’s college and university boards of trustees and regents to follow procedures for open public meetings passed the Legislature Monday. Rep. Hans Zeiger introduced House Bill 2313 this year to ensure higher education institutions are in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act and provide time... Read More...
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