Ivan Matlock, who with brother Dave operated Matlock Farms in Puyallup from the mid-1950s until 1987, tells the Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations about the challenges of selling farmland. The lieutenant governor was among the thousands who picked berries on the farm as a youth. Their farm is now being converted into a farmland conservation area with the help of Forterra.
Brent Roozen of the Roozen family in Skagit Valley tells the Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations about the flower and bulb operation at Washington Bulb Company and RoozenGaarde. RoozenGaarde sells bulbs globally through Tulips.com
Garden enthusiasts are invited to take a free tour of the Capitol campus on Tuesdays and Thursdays through September. (Photo by Legislative Support Services).
A Visit by Miss Washington
Kailee Dunn, who was crowned Miss Spokane in February and Miss Washington in July, made her first visit to the state Capitol on Aug. 12, where she received a personal tour of the Senate chamber by Lt. Governor Owen. The Eastern Washington University graduate is making plans to join the lieutenant governor on a mission to China in October.
Lt. Governor Owen will serve on two key committees, one on finance and the other covering state strategies for international relations, for the National Lieutenant Governors Association over the next year, the
Lt. Governor Owen will have a strong role at the fourth annual conference next week put on by Washington State Mentors, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The two-day conference
A newly developed page on our site provides summary information and links to speaker presentations from the recent meeting of the Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations (LCEDIR). The meeting