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- Under the direction of Linda Owen, the Lt. Governor's Art Council features the works of Washington artists in our office lobby.
Lt. Governor Owen joined his colleagues in the state Senate wearing rainbow ribbons on their lapels as a nod to the June 26 ruling on same-sex marriage by the U.S. Supreme Court (Washington Legislature photo).
On the occasion of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges affirming same-sex marriage, these Senate supporters of this right pinned rainbow ribbons on their lapels and posed for a picture on the rostrum on Friday, June 26.
Lt. Governor Owen was the luncheon speaker at the June 17 meeting of the Forks Chamber of Commerce. He spoke about his job duties, tourism and his feelings about partisan politics. (Staff photo)
Twins honored by Lynnwood Rotary
Identical twins Lauren and Sidney Meany received scholarship awards from the Lynnwood Rotary at the June 18 meeting of the club. Both high school seniors run cross country, do a lot of community service work and are high academic achievers as well. Lt. Governor Owen gave the luncheon address.June 24, 2015June 24, 2015
Lt. Governor Owen has signed on as a co-sponsor of three policy resolutions – one on youth mentoring, another on assisting Native American youth and a third on international exports – thatJune 24, 2015
Lt. Governor Owen was the featured speaker at the June 17 meeting of the Forks Chamber of Commerce, opening with a description of his job duties then covering economic development issues, tourism
Delegation from Kenya tours Washington state
A delegation from the Kenyan National Construction Authority and the Honorable Mark Loumunkol from Kenya’s National Assembly met with Lt. Governor Owen on June 19 to discuss Washington’s construction standards and ongoing projects.
The near one year anniversary of the Washington and Taiwan driver license agreement brought together Department of Licensing Director Pat Kohler, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office Director General Andy Chin and Lt. Governor Owen to talk about the successes of the new program, which 500 people have benefited from to date.June 23, 2015
The Office of Lt. Governor will suspend certain services starting July 1 in the unlikely event the Washington State Legislature does not enact state budgets by June 30. The legislature has not
June 22, 2015
Due to uncertainty around the conclusion of the special session of the Legislature and possible conflicting floor action, the Legislative Committee on Economic Development and International Relations’ scheduled June 25 meeting on
Lt. Governor Owen spoke to eighth grade students at Tenino Middle School on May 18, covering the topics of leadership and substance abuse prevention. He is seen here with school and town officials following his remarks. (Photo courtesy of Councilman John OCallahan).
The Matsiko World Orphan Choir visited with Lt. Governor Owen in his office, dancing and performing a song for he and staff, then performed on the Senate floor during their visit on May 19.
Ambassador from United Arab Emirates pays a visit
His Excellency, Ambassador Abdulla Al Saboosi, currently Consul General of the United Arab Emirates in Los Angeles covering the west coast visited with Lt. Governor Owen in Olympia. The two spoke of allied relations and a new art exhibit, Past Forward featuring Emirati artists in Spokane.
Lt. Governor Owen, along with Mike Flood, left, the vice president for community relations for the Seattle Seahawks and Marcie Maxwell, lead for education policy for Governor Jay Inslee, were recently honored by InvestED for their assistance in passage of the Seahawks specialty license plate bill. Proceeds from the bill benefit InvestED.
Talking in Tenino
Lt. Governor Owen spoke to eighth grade students at Tenino Middle School on May 18, covering the topics of leadership and substance abuse. Here is is seen with school and town officials following his remarks. (Photo courtesy of Councilman John O\'Callahan).May 21, 2015
Lt. Governor Owen was the keynote speaker at Waitsburg’s 150th Anniversary celebration and art dedication on May 16. The small city north of Walla Walla was formed by territorial charter in 1865.May 21, 2015
Lt. Governor Owen will give the official welcoming remarks to King Harald V of Norway at a Gala Dinner with the Norwegian-American community of Washington state on May 22 at a SeattleMay 21, 2015
The entire set of procedural rulings that have been made by Lt. Governor Owen since he took office in 1997 has been updated through the regular session of 2015 by the Office
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Lt. Governor Owen greets children from the Uganda Kids Choir during their visit to the Capitol on April 24. The choir is a ministry of Childcare Worldwide. The children performed in the Capitol rotunda. (Washington Legislature photo)
Bonnie Henderson retired on April 24 after 30 years as page supervisor for the Senate. She was first honored on the Senate floor on April 22 then by a reception attended by Lt. Governor Owen.
Currently on display from April until July is an exhibit of Coast Salish hand-carved objects, serigraphs and paintings by artist Peter Boome. Above is Titans, depicting a thunderbird and a grey whale.April 28, 2015
Kiana Chinn of Vashon served as a page in the Washington State Senate the week of April 6. Lt. Governor Brad Owen sponsored Chinn’s weeklong experience in the Legislature. “It was aApril 24, 2015
A Sequim radio broadcaster who airs old-time hits from the 1940s and 50s on his weekday program was honored by the Senate this week for being the oldest active on-air broadcaster inApril 21, 2015
A new organization formed to teach leadership and organizational skills to young members of the Puyallup Tribe of Indians visited Olympia on April 15 to meet with state elected officials. Members ofApril 15, 2015
(Courtesy of the National Lt. Governors Association) As debate continues in Washington D.C. regarding National Guard funding, state and territorial elected leaders stand with the National Guard. Twenty-five seconds‐in‐command (Lt. Governors and
- Under the direction of Linda Owen, the Lt. Governor's Art Council features the works of Washington artists in our office lobby. Currently on display is an exhibit of Coast Salish carvings, serigraphs and canvases by Peter Boome. Above is Kindred Spirits, serigraph; ink on cotton More »
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