OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Hobbs on Monday was selected chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee.

Hobbs has served as the lead Democrat on the Transportation Committee since 2014. The Lake Stevens lawmaker was a key architect of the transportation infrastructure investment package and for years has delivered transportation improvement projects throughout Snohomish County.

“I’m humbled by this opportunity and excited to continue my work on behalf of Snohomish County and the entire state,” Hobbs said.

Hobbs will also continue serving on the Senate’s Financial Institutions & Insurance Committee as well as the Energy, Environment & Technology Committee.