Lt. Governor, Governor Condemn Immigration Ban

On Saturday, Jan. 28, Lt. Governor Habib joined Governor Jay Inslee and other Washington state elected officials in condemning the executive order signed by President Trump, which bans the entry of individuals from seven predominately Muslim countries.

Lt. Gov. Habib and Gov. Inslee Rally Washingtonians in Support of Immigrants

The Lt. Governor joined Governor Inslee at the rally in support of immigrants on Sunday, Jan. 29. Habib said he felt the executive order personally, as an Iranian-American and the son of immigrants. (Photo courtesy of the Office of the Governor.)

Discussing Education with Washington Education Leaders

The Lt. Governor discussed all things higher ed. with Dean Cory of Bellevue College and other communications college and technical school leaders from throughout the state on Thursday, Jan. 26.

Talking Trade with the Washington Maritime Federation

The Lt. Governor talked trade and putting Washington state companies in a prime position for exports on Tuesday, at the Washington Maritime Federation Ports/Maritime Day in Olympia.

In Visit to Tukwila Mosque, LG Praises Compassion

The Lt. Governor noted the compassion of the Muslim community during a visit last Friday to the Abubakr Islamic Center in Tukwila.

Celebrating the Lunar New Year in Bellevue

The Lt. Governor rang in the Year of the Rooster in Bellevue Square on Saturday.

2017 Ethnic Legislative Reception

At the 2017 Ethnic Legislative Reception on Feb. 7, the Lt. Governor emphasized the importance of communities of color being prepared to fight for rights, promising full support from his office.

Talking Faith in Action with the Faith Action Network

On Thursday, Feb. 9, the Lt. Governor met with the Faith Action Network, discussing faith in action in Washington state.

Students from the College Success Foundation Explore the Capitol with the LG

Students from the College Success Foundation checked out the Capitol, with guidance from Lt. Gov. Habib.

Meeting with Members of the Lynnwood City Council

Lt. Governor Habib enjoyed meeting with the city council members of Lynnwood, discussing priorities and how to strengthen Washington\'s municipalities.

 

Washington Post Opinion — Washington Lt. Gov.: Trump’s order would have blocked my parents from moving here

President Trump’s recent executive order denying entry to refugees as well as immigrants and visitors from seven majority-Muslim countries has disrupted the lives of thousands of people here and abroad. I can

Lt. Governor Creates Online Portal to Assist Those Affected by Immigration Ban

In response to President Trump's executive order on immigration, Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib has spearheaded an online portal to assist those affected by the ban.

Lt. Governor Speaks About Overcoming Obstacles

Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib spoke to members of the Community Employment Alliance Wednesday within the Capitol’s rotunda.

Lt. Gov. Condemns Executive Order on Immigration

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.

Celebrating the Lunar New Year

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

Introducing the Jon Stewart of Egypt: Bassem Youssef

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. Governor Habib Praises Vet Assistance Programs

Lt. Governor 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

Lt. Governor Habib Urges PCOs and Counties to Fill State Senate Vacancy Quickly

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.

Building Communities & Keeping Them Safe: Lt. Gov. Speaks to WA COPS

Lt. Governor 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

Leadership Clark County Talks Governing with Lt. Gov. Habib

More than 40 of Clark County’s best and brightest visited the Lt. Governor’s office Wednesday, chatting about all things leadership-related in a conversation that broached topics ranging from the structure of Washington