Visitors from Hong Kong seek opportunities in Washington

Lt. Governor Owen, left, received a business delegation from Hong Kong in the Capitol Oct. 12. To his left is Wilson Tang, chairman of Proper Assets Management Limited. The group is interested in investing in multi-family developments, finance, entertainment and sports. They would also like to start a winery in Washington state. (Washington Legislature photo).

Celebrating Taiwan National Day >>

Lt. Governor Owen joins Director General Vincent Yao of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Seattle in the traditional cake cutting ceremony during the celebration of the Republic of China (Taiwan) National Day event in Bellevue on Oct. 5.

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 18 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.


Fall storms urge caution

With heavy winds and rain expected to threaten much of Western Washington through the weekend, Lt. Governor Owen is reminding families and individuals to take precautions and be prepared. “Meteorologists are forecasting

TVW’s civic education series features roles and responsibilities of Office of Lt. Governor

A new video produced by the state’s public affairs broadcast network, TVW, features the roles and responsibilities of Washington’s lieutenant governor. The video takes a “person on the street” approach by asking

Lt. Governor speaks at German-American Day celebration in Seattle

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Lieutenant governor receives ‘Friend of Foreign Service Medal’ from Taiwan

Lt. Governor Owen, who has made international relations a cornerstone of his administration, received the “Friend of Foreign Service Medal” from the Republic of China (Taiwan) at a gala event attended by