Lt. Governor in the News


See below for recent articles chronicling Lt. Governor Habib performing the duties of his office. For updates on lieutenant governors across the nation making news, you may visit the National Lieutenant Governors Association website.

July 19

The Islands’ Sounder | Thanks for supporting affordable housing rally | Letter

May 3

The Calgary Herald | Yedlin: U.S. trade agenda top of mind in Alberta

May 2

Edmonton iNews880 | Washington’s lieutenant-governor encourages ‘subnational’ trade in face of protectionist White House

April 27

Seattle P-I | Connelly: Losing your eyesight and gaining the summit of Mt. Everest

April 6

The Seattle Times | Schools should be a path to equality, not a segregated obstacle 

April 4

The Seattle TimesWith $800,000 raised, cost won’t keep any Washington student from taking IB, AP exams

Columbia College Today – Spring IssueMr. Habib Goes to Washington

March 16

The Huffington Post#LiveTogether Norooz Challenge Goes Viral

March 13

The Columbian | Lt. Gov. Habib will be keynote speaker at Marshall Award event 

March 6

NW Asian Weekly | Dr. Ming Xiao Day

March 4

The Columbian | Gen. George C. Marshall leadership awards nominees announced

March 3

KING 5 | Blindness not a disability for Lt. Governor

Education Week | AP Exams Free for Low-Income Students in Washington State

Feb. 22

Cascadia Weekly | Half time

Feb. 19

The Guam Daily Post | ‘Biba, Guam!’ – Tacoma celebrates Chamorro culture

Feb. 15

The Seattle Times | Help on the way for Washington students who lost financial aid for college-level exams 

Education Week | Washington State Holds Fundraiser to Pay for AP Exam Fees

Feb. 7

The Washington Post | Washington Lt. Gov.: Trump’s travel ban would have blocked my parents from moving here

Feb. 2

TVW |Inside Olympia” — Interview with Austin Jenkins

Feb. 1

The Seattle Times | Tech innovations help Washington’s blind lieutenant governor oversee Legislature 

Seattle Weekly | As the Trump Administration Digs In, Seattle Shows Its Spine

Bainbridge Island Review | Trump ripples reach Washington state | The Petri Dish

Jan. 30

Seattle Times | Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib Speaks at Downtown Protests

Walla Walla Union Bulletin | Groundswell Grows Against Trump’s Re-Entry Order

Crosscut | Stop that plane: The frantic race to halt a deportation

Capitol Hill Seattle | Second Night of Seattle Immigration Order Protests Ends Up on Capitol Hill

Jan. 29

Seattle P-I | Thousands Pour Into Westlake Park to Rally

KOMO News | Thousands attend pro-immigration rally in downtown Seattle

Jan. 28

Q13 FOX | Gov. Inslee, Port Commission respond to Trump’s immigration ban

KIRO Radio | Travelers Detained at Sea-Tac Under Trump Executive Order

Puget Sound Business Journal | ‘Chaos and cruelty on full display’ at Sea-Tac Airport, Inslee says after Trump blocks immigrants

Seattle Globalist | Sea-Tac protest follows Trump travel ban from seven Muslim-majority countries

Jan. 24

The Tacoma News Tribune/The Olympian | Washington lawmaker takes job with Trump administration, leaving state Senate in 24-24 tie

Jan. 18

The Olympian | Editorial: Senate’s two-thirds rule for taxes isn’t helpful 

Jan. 12

KIRO 7 Eyewitness News | VIDEO: Cyrus Habib’s first day in office

Jan. 11

Associated Press | Gov. Inslee says education is the focus this session

Seattle Times | Gov. Inslee implores lawmakers in inaugural speech to focus on education funding