Stories tagged: cyrus habib
UPDATED: Thu., March 19, 2020
Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib, who presided over the Senate for the last three years as part of his duties as the state’s No. 2 elected official, will not seek re-election, …
Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
Salary commission schedules pay raises for many elected officials.
Sun., Jan. 20, 2019
Lack of a concealed weapons ban in the House gallery and security concerns prompted Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib to stay away from the joint session.
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017
Some possible issues ahead for 2018 Legislature: gun rights in the Senate Gallery, censorship of social media, better training against sexual harassment.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017
All firearms will be banned from the public galleries above the Washington Senate floor once the legislative session begins in January, under an order issued Monday by Lt. Gov. Cyrus …
Sun., April 9, 2017
John Wayne Pioneer Trail would be shut out of money from $500 million park restoration bond issue.
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017
In the Senate, 25 is the magic number.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017
The first week of the Washington legislature was marked by celebrations and ceremony. Will the heavy lifting start this week?
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017
As Washington state prepares to swear in its first blind lieutenant governor, the Senate has undergone a makeover that incorporates Braille into that chamber’s floor sessions
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016
In the primary races for lieutenant governor and lands commissioner, the editorial board selected candidates who didn’t advance to the general election. The following are our reassessments in those contests. …
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016
It’s Inslee vs. Bryant for governor and likely Habib vs. McClendon for lieutenant governor as voters whittle down long lists of candidates seeking statewide office.
Sat., July 2, 2016
Hobbs has a record of leadership and impartiality, and he has the most balanced support, with labor and business backing. He has earned our endorsement.
Wed., June 29, 2016
Retiring Lt. Gov. Brad Owen criticizes fellow Democrat Sen. Cyrus Habib, one of 11 candidates seeking to replace him.
Sun., June 19, 2016
Current Lt. Gov. Brad Owen has held the post since 1997. He announced his retirement earlier this year, sparking a rare rush of candidates for the office. Eleven candidates have …
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016
The Senate approved a bill to set up a task force that would come up with a plan next year to meet court mandated obligations to public schools.
Sun., Sept. 20, 2015
In years gone by, when reporters kept pints of whiskey in their bottom desk drawers and editors wielded long pencils sharpened to resemble hypodermic needles, it was common in newsrooms …
Sun., March 17, 2013
OLYMPIA – Behind his sunglasses, Rep. Cyrus Habib is reaching back in memory, trying to recall the name of another fully blind politician who came before him. This was someone …