Legislative Youth Advisory Council meets in Olympia

Members of the Legislative Youth Advisory Council from across the state gathered at the state Capitol over the weekend for their fall planning meeting. LYAC is temporarily under the auspices of the Office of Lt. Governor. It was established in 2005 to advise the Legislature on issues important to youth.

New members appointed to youth council >>

Lt. Governor Owen signs letters of appointment to the Legislative Youth Advisory Council with Willa Jeffers of Olympia, the current LYAC chair.

Visiting Cuba >>

Lt. Governor Owen and a delegation of 17 including three legislators and leaders from Washington business, education and health care visited Cuba on a mission focused on health care between Sept. 4 and Sept. 9. In this photo the delegation is standing with Cuban officials after a meeting in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in Havana.

Delegation from Taiwan visits

Mayor Chiu Chien-fu of Changhua City, Taiwan brought a delegation of thirteen members to meet with Lt. Governor Owen and tour the state Capitol on July 1. Accompanying the officials was Director General Andy Chin from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Seattle. (Washington Legislature photo)


Lt. Governor Owen appoints nine to Legislative Youth Advisory Council

Lt. Gov. Brad Owen has appointed nine Washington youth to the Legislative Youth Advisory Council (LYAC). The council of 14 to 18-year-olds was established in 2005 to give the Legislature advice on critical

Lt. Governor Owen’s book of rulings updated

The complete book of procedural rulings of Lt. Governor Owen, compiled through the 19 legislative sessions he has served as President of the Senate, is now available for download. The 191-page volume

Lt. Governor Owen honored by Pediatric Interim Care Center (PICC) at annual luncheon

A tribute video to Lt. Governor Owen was shown to the 770 people attending the Pediatric Interim Care Center’s annual luncheon at the ShoWare Center in Kent on May 20. “We could not have done

Owen gives welcoming remarks at Focus on Future conference on problem gambling

The lines between social gaming, Internet-based video games and gambling are becoming blurry, making the job of policy making and regulating the gaming industry even more challenging, Lt. Governor Owen told attendees

Lt. Governor addresses delegation from Poland

“Washington and Poland are connected in many ways,” Lt. Governor Owen told a delegation from Poland in Seattle to attend a two-day conference on aerospace and defense supply as well as to explore