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Toasting the Emperor of Japan
Lt. Governor Owen gave the traditional birthday toast to the Emperor of Japan - following a speech on the strong relationship between Japan and Washington state - at a reception on Dec. 9 at the Official Residence of the Consul General of Japan in Seattle. More than 200 regional political and business leaders attended the reception.
Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship students from University of Washington Evans School of Public Affairs joined Lt. Governor Owen for lunch on Dec. 5. They discussed the successes and difficulties of state government from a local to a statewide perspective.
Crews from the Department of Enterprise Services erected the Holiday Kids Tree in the Capitol rotunda on Dec. 1. The tree, harvested from an Olympia area tree farm, is now fully decorated.
The Office of Lt. Governor has published a summary report of Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations meetings in 2014. The committee is seen here at its meeting in Republic.December 8, 2014
A new report summarizing the 2014 sessions of the Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations (LCEDIR) is now available. The committee, chaired by Lt. Governor Owen, met twice this year.
Thirty six students from China who are enrolled in aeronautical programs at three western Washington community colleges came to Olympia Dec. 3 to visit with Lt. Governor Owen. The students are either studying aircraft maintenance at Clover Park Technical College or Everett Community College, or air traffic control at Green River Community College.
Visit by Consul General from Belgium
Lt. Governor Owen met in his office Dec. 3 with Belgium Consul General Rudi Veestraeten and Ron Masnik, Honorary Consul of Belgium for Washington. At left is Brent Pendleton, our staff coordinator for international relations. Consul General Veestraeten was visiting from Los Angeles.
Aerospace students from China visit with Lieutenant Governor
Thirty six students from China who are enrolled in aeronautical programs at three western Washington community colleges came to Olympia Dec. 12 to visit with Lt. Governor Owen. The students are either studying aircraft maintenance at Clover Park Technical College or Everett Community College, or air traffic control at Green River Community College.
Crews from the Department of Enterprise Services erected the Holiday Kids Tree in the Capitol rotunda on Dec. 1. The tree, harvested from an Olympia area tree farm, will be decorated this week and a lighting ceremony will take place this Friday evening. Click on the title for more information.
Lt. Governor Owen, center, welcomed a delegation of educators from Brazil and Washington state on the St. Martins University Campus on Nov. 17. (Photo by Suhyoon Cho for Saint Martins University and Washington State and Rio de Janeiro Conference on Student Exchange).
Former U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young advocates for ID card
Andrew Young, a former member of Congress and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, met with Lt. Governor Owen on Nov. 17 to discuss the idea of caring for the poor through the issuance of a universal identification card, based on a program that is working well in India. From left to right are Brent Pendleton, who coordinates international relations for the lieutenant governor; Wes Anderson, a leadership development specialist from Seattle; Gaurav Kumar, a director with the Andrew Young Foundation; Ambassador Young; Lt. Governor Owen; Pepper Bullock with SafeHarbor Consulting and Ken Camp, the office director for the lieutenant governor.
Zhong Mian, executive vice governor of the Sichuan Province in China, presents Lt. Governor Owen with the gift of an ornate panda print during a visit to the Capitol on Nov. 11. The vice governor and lieutenant governor signed an agreement of understanding that notes the 32-year relationship between the two regions. (Washington State Legislature photo)
Happy 125th Anniversary Washington
Lt. Governor Owen joined Governor Jay and First Lady Trudi Inslee, Secretary of State Kim Wyman and other elected officials at a gala 125th anniversary celebration of Washington in the Capitol Rotunda on Nov. 11. Officiating the ceremony was former Secretary of State Ralph Munro.
A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Washington state and the Sichuan Province of China calls for “measures to support and encourage” more interaction between the two, especially in areas of trade