FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 25, 2023 Press Inquiries | 360.786.7298, email@example.com OLYMPIA – Sen. Joe Nguyễn (D-White Center) and Sen. Marko Liias (D-Everett) met with leaders at Washington State Ferries (WSF) Thursday to address repeated route delays and cancelations impacting constituents on Vashon Island. WSF officials said these challenges are an industry-wide reality, but promising changes are on the horizon thanks to new legislation passed during the 2023 legislative session. “The two main struggles plaguing our ferry system right now are staffing and maintenance. This session, we prioritized legislation to boost recruitment of new staff, promote existing staff, and procure new boats so we can ...Read More
Senator Marko Liias is a lifelong Washingtonian born and raised in the neighborhoods he now serves. He represents the communities of the 21st Legislative District, which includes neighborhoods in Edmonds, Everett, Lynnwood, and Mukilteo.
Marko was appointed to the House of Representatives in 2008 and won re-election three times. He was appointed to the Senate in 2014 and is currently serving his third term as a senator. Throughout his service in the Legislature, he has prioritized policies to increase access to public transportation across Washington, provide educational and career opportunities for students, make the state safer and more inclusive for LGBTQ+ youth, and build an economy that works for everyone.
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