Sen. Marko Liias, D-Lynnwood, has been chosen to serve as assistant floor leader for the Senate Democrats, where he will help control floor action on all legislation that comes up for a for a vote in the Senate.
“I am excited to join the Senate Democratic leadership team,” Liias said. “We have big challenges that need solutions and I look forward to reaching across the aisle to build bipartisan coalitions and address the issues that matter to the future of our state.”
At the same time, Liias has also been chosen by his peers to continue in his role as assistant ranking member on the Senate Transportation Committee, where he helps negotiate and write the state’s transportation budget, and on the Senate Higher Education Committee.