Liias unanimously reelected to top leadership post

OLYMPIA – State Sen. Marko Liias (D-Lynnwood) was unanimously reelected as majority floor leader by his Senate Democratic Caucus peers on Monday, a position he has held since 2017. “It’s an honor to continue as majority floor leader,” said Liias. “Senate Democrats approach every policy discussion with the philosophy of putting people first, and that’s exactly what we need to do this session to help struggling people and families through the pandemic.” The majority floor leader is responsible for managing the logistics of floor debate in the Senate. The 2021 legislative session will mostly be held virtually through video conferencing and other electronic platforms due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “The 2021 session will be challenging on several fronts, and floor debate ...

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