University’s energy savings warm governor Locke’s heart

Washington State University recently was awarded a 2004 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Energy Management from the office of outgoing Washington Gov. Gary Locke. The award, presented during the Jan. 28 WSU Regents meeting, is a recognition of a number of energy-efficiency improvements and environmental achievements made universitywide. Among the improvements cited by the award […]

Gov. Locke releases supplemental budget

Gov. Gary Locke proposed a supplemental state budget Thursday, Dec. 18, designed to boost Washington’s economy by investing in state colleges and universities. WSU’s Director of Planning and Budgeting Karl Boehmke said that if the proposal were approved, it “could mark the best supplemental budget in many years.” Locke said his proposed $192.7 million general […]

Demos propose trust fund

(Taken from a press release from Gov. Gary Locke’s office that appeared at press time.)> Gov. Gary Locke, state House Speaker Frank Chopp and Senate Minority Leader Lisa Brown have proposed a dedicated trust fund that will provide new funding to stabilize and strengthen Washington public schools, colleges and universities now and in the years […]