Sen. Steve Hobbs, D-Lake Stevens, a Lieutenant Colonel in the Washington National Guard, has been selected to command Task Force Olympic – the Guard’s mission in Western Washington helping that area of the state with its response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Hobbs’ service begins immediately and will keep him away from his legislative responsibilities for an indeterminate amount of time. While he is away, his office will continue to be available to answer questions and assist constituents – including help with accessing resources and information regarding the coronavirus outbreak. Task Force Olympic is comprised currently of approximately 150-200 men and women of the Army and Air National Guard. Their initial mission is to support communities throughout Western Washington through food distribution at ...Read More
About Sen. Hobbs
Senator Steve Hobbs has been a member of the Washington State Senate since 2006. In addition to representing the people of the 44th district, he is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Washington Army National Guard and proudly served in Kosovo and Iraq. In 2011, he received a Master’s of Public Administration from the University of Washington Evans School. In 1994 he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science at the University of Washington.
Read Sen. Hobbs’ full biography here.
Sen. Hobbs In The News
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