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President: Medical education bill marks historic moment

http://blog.president.wsu.edu/ SPOKANE, Wash. – Over the course of its 125-year history, Washington State University has enjoyed many moments of great achievement. There is no doubt that today will be listed among its most historic. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee this morning signed into law a bill that paves the way for an independently accredited WSU medical […]

Bill tightens rules on hiring, wages, travel

Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a legislative bill last week, Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5460, that reinforces and tightens spending policies, including hiring, personal services contracts, equipment purchases, out-of-state travel and wage increases.   The bill affects all state agencies, including higher education. WSU administrators are working with other higher education institutions and the state Office […]