Washington's Chief Opportunity Officer

As Washington’s Chief Oppotunity Officer, Lt. Governor Habib is expanding access to opportunity and creating a more prosperous Washington for all.

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About the Lt. Governor

As Lieutenant Governor, Habib’s duties fall both within the Executive and Legislative branches of state government. He serves as President of the State Senate, as Acting Governor when the Governor is out of state or unable to serve, is a key player in Economic Development and International Relations, and creates high-impact initiatives to expand opportunity to all Washingtonians, creating a more robust state economy.

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Lt. Governor Welcomes New Refugees to Washington at SCM Medical Missions Dinner

Saturday evening, at Seattle’s historic El Centro de la Raza cultural center, Lt. Governor Habib welcomed twenty newly-settled Syrian refugees and a roomful of supporters, at the Salaam Cultural Museum Medical Missions’ fundraiser dinner. Salaam Cultural Museum Medical Missions is a non-governmental organization dedicated to serving refugees affected by upheaval in the Middle East. Recently, their efforts […]

Lt. Governor Keynotes Seattle Maritime Breakfast

On Friday, the Lt. Governor Habib gave the keynote address at the annual Seattle Maritime Breakfast, the largest gathering of maritime industry partners in the state, and the culminating event of the annual weeklong Seattle Maritime Festival. In discussing the future of maritime activity in Washington, a complex industry that adds nearly $38 billion dollars […]

Lt. Governor Gives Keynote Address on Global Engagement at Seattle Rotary’s “Washington State Welcomes the World” Luncheon

Lt. Governor Habib joined Seattle 4 Rotary this afternoon as their guest speaker, giving his keynote address on international relations at the state level, the importance of global engagement, and the role of the Office of the Lieutenant Governor in strengthening Washington state’s global presence. The luncheon program also featured a panel of international students […]

Lt. Governor Habib Talks Childhood Empowerment and Accessibility at Seattle Children’s PlayGarden Luncheon Keynote Address

Earlier this afternoon, Lt. Governor Habib spoke to the benefits of embracing risks in childhood at his keynote address at the annual Seattle Children’s PlayGarden luncheon. Completed in 2010, The PlayGarden is a public-private partnership between the Seattle Children’s PlayGarden nonprofit and the Seattle Parks Department, aimed at providing an accessible space for children of all abilities. The […]