The role of the Government Relations Office is to assist the legislature and governor in ensuring Washington has efficient and effective workforce-development and unemployment insurance systems. The office does that by communicating data and analysis to state policy makers and elected officials.
Caitlyn Jekel, Government Relations Director
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Training Benefits reports (PDF)
Training Benefits Program Report
Net Impact Study for the Training Benefits Program 2002 through 2016 - technical report
Net Impact Study for the Training Benefits Program 2002 through 2016 - plain talk
2016 Training Benefits Annual Report
2015 Training Benefits Annual Report
2015 Training Benefits Net Impact Study
Effect of community and technical college course work
2022 Supplemental Budget Requests (PDF)
2022 Supplemental Budget Transmittal Letter
FA-FTE Staffing Adjustment Decision Package
ES-EcSA Economic Security for All Decision Package
9F-Federal Funding Adjustment Decision Package
WS-WorkSource System Replacement Decision Package
Additional resources and information
Employment Security Advisory Committee (ESAC)
Governor's Committee on Disability Issues and Employment (GCDE)
Search the Washington State Legislature website for bills by number or description