Lt. Governor, Governor Condemn Immigration Ban

On Saturday, Jan. 28, Lt. Governor Habib joined Governor Jay Inslee and other Washington state elected officials in condemning the executive order signed by President Trump, which bans the entry of individuals from seven predominately Muslim countries.

Lt. Gov. Habib and Gov. Inslee Rally Washingtonians in Support of Immigrants

The Lt. Governor joined Governor Inslee at the rally in support of immigrants on Sunday, Jan. 29. Habib said he felt the executive order personally, as an Iranian-American and the son of immigrants. (Photo courtesy of the Office of the Governor.)

Discussing Education with Washington Education Leaders

The Lt. Governor discussed all things higher ed. with Dean Cory of Bellevue College and other communications college and technical school leaders from throughout the state on Thursday, Jan. 26.

Talking Trade with the Washington Maritime Federation

The Lt. Governor talked trade and putting Washington state companies in a prime position for exports on Tuesday, at the Washington Maritime Federation Ports/Maritime Day in Olympia.

In Visit to Tukwila Mosque, LG Praises Compassion

The Lt. Governor noted the compassion of the Muslim community during a visit last Friday to the Abubakr Islamic Center in Tukwila.

Celebrating the Lunar New Year in Bellevue

The Lt. Governor rang in the Year of the Rooster in Bellevue Square on Saturday.

2017 Ethnic Legislative Reception

At the 2017 Ethnic Legislative Reception on Feb. 7, the Lt. Governor emphasized the importance of communities of color being prepared to fight for rights, promising full support from his office.

Talking Faith in Action with the Faith Action Network

On Thursday, Feb. 9, the Lt. Governor met with the Faith Action Network, discussing faith in action in Washington state.

Students from the College Success Foundation Explore the Capitol with the LG

Students from the College Success Foundation checked out the Capitol, with guidance from Lt. Gov. Habib.

Meeting with Members of the Lynnwood City Council

Lt. Governor Habib enjoyed meeting with the city council members of Lynnwood, discussing priorities and how to strengthen Washington\'s municipalities.

 

STATEMENT: Lt. Governor on Governor Inslee’s Executive Order to Protect Immigrants

“I commend Governor Inslee’s push to ensure honest, hard-working residents of our state are not unfairly targeted and separated from their families. This executive order confirms that Washington remains ahead of the

STATEMENT: Lt. Governor on Trump Administration Withdrawing Protections for Transgender Students

“The Trump Administration’s decision to remove protections for transgender students places some of our most vulnerable children at increased risk of discrimination and violence. My office will continue working to ensure Washington

Supporting Innovation at Aerospace Futures Day

Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib spoke in support of Washington state aerospace at the 2017 Aerospace Day,  covering topics ranging from globalization and protectionism to workforce training and innovation. Speaking to a room

Senate Unanimously Sponsors Children’s Resolution on Children’s Day

The Washington State Senate voted to unanimously on Monday sponsor and approve a resolution in support of the state’s children, recognizing the importance of honoring Washington’s youth.

Washington Listed as State Lt. Governor’s Office with Most Statutory Duties

In the first nationwide compilation of statutory duties completed by state lieutenant governor offices, the National Lieutenant Governor’s Association (NLGA), listed Washington as one of the states with the highest number of duties, with more

RELEASE: Lieutenant Governor Spearheads Emergency Education Funding Stopgap

Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib today announced that his office will be leading a coalition that includes Washington businesses, the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), and education nonprofit the College

Celebrating Guamanian Culture in Tacoma

“With this event, the Asia Pacific Cultural Center continues its tradition of showcasing the vibrant histories, customs, and contributions of the API community, effectively promoting tolerance at a time when such efforts

Lt. Governor’s Statement on 9th Circuit Decision to Uphold Judge Robart’s Ruling

“Today’s ruling by the 9th Circuit affirms what we in Washington state already knew; our lawsuit is on solid footing, and Judge Robart’s ruling was well-reasoned. It is my sincere hope that

Focusing on Jobs for Veterans and Persons with Disabilities

The Washington Retail Association stopped by Thursday to meet with the Lt. Governor, with the conversation centered on working with WRA members such as Walgreens, Wal-Mart and Home Depot to assist veterans

Lt. Governor Spotlights Economic Development with Tri-Cities Legislative Council

Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib kept the focus on statewide economic development Thursday, broaching economic issues affecting the Tri-Cities.