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February 27, 2015
Northwest Harvest was one of the big winners of the lieutenant governor’s recent wager with Massachusetts Lt. Governor Karyn Polito over the outcome of the Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and
A group for College Bound Scholarship students gather in the Senate chamber with Lt. Governor Owen as part of the recent State Need Grant Advocacy Day. The lieutenant governor explained his role in the legislative process to the students.
Meeting with official from Yangzhou
Lt. Governor Owen met on Feb. 24 with Emily Yuan, representing the Foreign Affairs Office of the Yangzhou Muncipal Peoples Government in China and John Holt, co-chair of the Kent Yangzhou Sister City Committee. The city of Yangzhou is celebrating its 2500 anniversary this year. Yuan and Holt are working to establish closer economic, educational and cultural ties between Yangzhou and Washington state.
Lt. Governor Owen presided over a joint session of the Legislature on Feb. 18 for its biennial ceremony honoring lawmakers who have died in the past two years. The somber joint session honored 27 in all.
February 24, 2015
Lynn Chou of Bothell served as a page in the Washington State Senate during the week of Feb. 16, sponsored by Lt. Governor Brad Owen. “It was a pleasure to sponsor Lynn
February 23, 2015
An event to benefit the restoration and preservation of historic furnishings in the state Capitol is set from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24 in the Governor’s Executive Residence. The public
Our Senate Page performs the Chinese flute
This week Lt. Governor Owen sponsored gifted Chinese flautist Lynn Chou of Bothell as a Senate Page. Lynn and fellow page and cellist Sophia Cho performed an impromptu recital in the rotunda of the Capitol on Feb. 20.
Goan shi fa tai! Feb. 19 marks the Chinese New Year which falls on Thursday this week. The office of lieutenant governor wishes you a safe, healthy and prosperous Year of the Sheep. (Sheep herd grazing, 1920-1930, Asahel Curtis, Washington State Archives)
Chinese Consul General Luo Linquan visits Washington
Newly appointed Chinese Consul General Luo Linquan to San Francisco was recently welcomed by Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen to the capitol. The pair spoke of strengthening economic ties between China and Washington as well as promoting cultural and educational opportunities throughout the state.
Homeschoolers get a civics course
The annual Home Educator’s Day reminds lawmakers to keep the homeschooled youth of our state in mind while determining education standards and funding. Over 30 students from across Washington visited with Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen and presented him with one of their 157 homemade apple pies.
Prevention Advocacy Day at the Capitol
Lieutenant Governor Brad Owen addresses a high school student from Mercer Island on Feb. 16. The group of students were in Olympia for Prevention Advocacy Day. Each group is working to eradicate underage drinking and drug use in their communities across Washington.
Leadership Tri-Cities learns about Olympia
Lt. Governor Owen speaks to the Leadership Tri-Cities group on Feb. 12 in the Capitol. Participants of the program visit Olympia to learn about the legislative process.
Students open with Pledge of Allegiance on Navy Day
Students Megan, Nicole and Joseph helped open the Feb. 11 Senate session by leading the Pledge of Allegiance. They were guests of Senator John Braun from the 20th Legislative District, which covers a four-county area within southwest Washington. The Senate also honored the U.S. Navy that day, passing a resolution of support.
Lt. Governor Owen presents Snohomish County Deputy Glen Bergstrom with the Washington Association of Police and Sheriff Association Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award at a ceremony in Olympia on Jan. 16. Bergstrom was honored for his work on the SR 530 mudslide. At left is association President Craig Bulkley.
February 6, 2015
Lt. Governor Owen was among the guests at the Feb. 3 launch event of “Pressing On: Two Family-Owned Newspapers in the 21st Century”, the latest endeavor of The Legacy Project by the office of the SecretaryFebruary 6, 2015
Lt. Governor Owen testified before the Senate Agriculture, Water and Rural Development Committee on Feb. 5, providing a recap of recent meetings of a bipartisan study committee he chairs and reviewing the purpose of