Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib emphasized the importance of trade to Washington state’s economy and his commitment to enhancing trade opportunities for all Washington businesses during the annual Maritime Day reception at the Capitol. The event, traditionally a joint legislative day for the Washington Maritime Federation (WMF) and the Washington Public Ports Association (WPPA), aimed at […]
The third annual CleanTech Day in Olympia kicked off in celebration of all things clean energy-related Monday. The lieutenant governor joined Elliot Mainzer, the administrator of the Bonneville Power Authority, delving into the benefits of clean technology and its necessity in a world dealing with climate change. In fact, climate change has already had an […]
Lt. Governor Habib condemned President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration in the days immediately following its signing, along with Governor Jay Inslee and other Washington state elected officials.
The Lt. Governor welcomed the Lunar New Year on Saturday, along with thousands of other Washingtonians. “I’m particularly excited that the coming year is the Year of the Rooster, because I was born in 1981, which is also the Year of the Rooster,” said Habib. “I think that makes this year auspicious for each of […]
Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib was honored to introduce Bassem Youssef, physician and award-winning Egyptian comedian, humorist and television personality, to a large crowd at Seattle’s Moore Theatre.
Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib spoke today at the Washington state launch of Operation Family Caregiver at Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Center, celebrating a program focused on providing support and resources, using evidence-based methods, aimed at easing military to civilian life transitions for veterans and their families. The Washington chapter of Easterseals was selected as the statewide caregiver […]
OLYMPIA— Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib issued the following statement today regarding the resignation of State Sen. Brian Dansel and actions necessary to fill his vacancy in the Washington State Senate: “With Sen. Dansel’s resignation, there is currently one seat vacant in the Washington State Senate. I urge the Republican precinct committee officers of the 7th […]
Lt. Gov. Habib spoke at the annual meeting of the Washington Council of Police & Sheriffs (WA COPS) in Olympia Friday, discussing the necessity of working together to build communities and keep them safe. As the only person of color currently serving in a Washington statewide office, Habib said that he would help bridge any gaps in understanding so […]
More than 40 of Clark County’s best and brightest visited the Office of Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib Wednesday, chatting about all things leadership-related in a conversation that broached topics ranging from the structure of Washington government to the state of veteran and disability training programs statewide. “The reality is, these are our community members, these are […]
At the inaugural meeting of Gov. Jay Inslee’s subcommittee on emergency preparedness on Tuesday, Resilient Washington, members discussed the overall vision of the entity and the current status of Washington state infrastructure as it relates to safety during natural disasters. The subcabinet has been directed to: Identify data and information gaps that hinder preparedness and […]