Rep. Cyrus Habib

Senator-Elect Habib: trade delegation to China is about jobs in Washington

December 4, 2014

Senator-Elect Cyrus Habib

Senator-Elect Habib: trade delegation to China is about jobs in Washington

A prominent state lawmaker from King County is taking part in a bipartisan trade mission to China that includes state and local officials from around the United States. “Washington depends on international trade more than any other state, and China is one of our biggest markets,” said Senator-Elect Cyrus Habib (D-Kirkland), who was elected in November to the Washington State Senate after serving one term in the state House of Representatives. “This is an opportunity to build a stronger relationship, … Continue reading

Crowdfunding: Rep. Habib got there first

May 9, 2014

Rep. Cyrus Habib

A legal action filed last week by state Attorney General Bob Ferguson was described in one newspaper account as “taking consumer protection to the next frontier: crowdfunding.” If so, it’s a frontier already crossed by the Legislature, which in the 2014 session passed House Bill 2023, a measure sponsored by Rep. Cyrus Habib that tackles the issue of crowdfunding. The focus of Habib’s bill, called the Washington Jobs Act of 2014, was to foster legitimate equity crowdfunding by Washington businesses … Continue reading

Rep. Habib’s bill to aid entrepreneurs, create jobs wins Senate approval

March 8, 2014

Rep. Cyrus Habib

The state’s economy will get a boost from entrepreneurs tapping into a 21st-century model of financial backing to start businesses and create jobs, under the Washington Jobs Act of 2014, a bill passed by the Senate March 8. “We’re allowing our state to better attract and support entrepreneurs – and to capitalize on their energy and brainpower,” the bill’s lead sponsor, Rep. Cyrus Habib, said. “And now the general public can participate as investors in startups and small businesses, too.” … Continue reading

Reps. Habib and Hunter to host Town Hall Feb. 22

February 18, 2014

Rep. Cyrus Habib

Who: State  Reps. Cyrus Habib and Ross Hunter and state Sen. Rodney Tom (48th Legislative District) What: Town hall meeting When: 10 a.m. – noon, Saturday, Feb. 22 Where: Redmond City Hall, 15670 NE 85th St., Redmond Why: To meet with constituents to discuss issues and answer their questions about the current legislative session.  

Habib bill to aid entrepreneurs, create jobs wins House approval

February 13, 2014

Rep. Cyrus Habib

Habib bill to aid entrepreneurs, create jobs wins House approval

The state’s economy would get a boost from entrepreneurs tapping into financial backing to start businesses and create jobs, under the Washington Jobs Act of 2014, a bill passed by the House today. “Start-up businesses – from food trucks to software developers – can get the money they need to get off the ground,” the bill’s lead sponsor, Rep. Cyrus Habib, said. “And ordinary people from across the state can share in those businesses’ success.” Habib’s House Bill 2023 allows … Continue reading

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