2022 SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET SIDE-BY-SIDE
$ in millions
|WSU Request Budget||2022 Supplemental - Final Enacted|
|2021-23 Maintenance level||$565.2||$566.9|
|Cybersecurity Degree Program||$4.45||$2.06|
|Pharmacy - Behavioral Health ||$0.34||$0.34
|Prepare Future Doctors||-||-|
|WA State Academy of Sciences||-||$0.61|
|Apprenticeships & Higher Ed||-||$0.08|
|Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners||-||$0.12|
|Criminal Sentancing Task Force||-||$0.22|
|WSU Energy Program||-||$0.39|
|Cannabis Revenue - Research||-||$0.04|
|Central Services & Other||$1.12||$1.17|
|Total 2022 Supplemental Budget (State Appropriations)||$580.7||$580.7|
Governor Jay Inslee signed the 2022 supplemental operating budget into law on March 31, 2022. Overall, the total biennial state budget grew from $59.1 billion to approximately $64.1 billion.
The enacted budget includes the following items for Washington State University:
- $7.5 million in compensation funding including WFSE and WSU Police Guild collective bargaining agreements
- $2.06 million for a Cybersecurity Operations degree program, one of two cybersecurity programs proposed by WSU in its budget request
- $341,000 for pharmacy behavioral health residencies, which fully funds the WSU request
- Increased core funding for the Washington Academy of Sciences for which WSU serves as fiscal agent
- Funding for various bills and other proviso funds for specific initiatives.
Additional appropriations for the higher education sector include $150 million in one-time funds to create a state-run low interest student loan program, and an increase of $34 million to the Washington College Grant.
Further information on legislative budget proposals can be found on the Legislative Evaluation & Accountability Program Committee (LEAP) website: http://leap.leg.wa.gov/