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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.