Author Archives: ehut

15 Dec
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Cleveland, Liias applaud securement of federal funding for Interstate 5 Bridge project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Dec. 15, 2023  Sen. Annette Cleveland (D-Vancouver) and Sen. Marko Liias (D-Edmonds), chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, applaud the securement of $600 million in federal grant funds for the Interstate 5 Bridge project and released ...

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12 Dec
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WA LGBTQ Caucus responds to SCOTUS decision to leave conversion therapy ban intact 

Members of the Washington State LGBTQ Caucus commend the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to not hear a challenge to Washington’s ban on conversion therapy and issued the following statement Tuesday:  “Conversion therapy is a harmful and discredited practice that lacks ...

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15 Nov
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How to get involved this session

Vaya hacia abajo para leer esta carta en español.  Friends and neighbors,   The 2024 legislative session is soon approaching, and I am looking forward to returning to Olympia to continue working on your behalf.   My work is nothing without the ...

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09 Oct
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Bipartisan group of Washington lawmakers tours I-5 Bridge

A bipartisan group of state lawmakers visited the Interstate 5 Bridge on their final leg of a three-day tour of Southwest Washington bridges.

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06 Sep
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Ambitious high-speed rail project could have stop in Everett

In a few decades, high-speed rail could be making its way through Everett at 250 mph, linking major metropolitan areas along the upper West Coast, under a “visionary proposal” for funding signed by 10 U.S. legislators in August.

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06 Sep
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Local View: Thanks for help, Oregon, now let’s build bridge

Replacing the Interstate 5 Bridge over the Columbia River has been a top priority of communities in Washington and Oregon for years.

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25 Aug
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Nguyễn, Liias address Vashon ferry disruptions with WSF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 25, 2023  Press Inquiries | 360.786.7298, erin.hut@leg.wa.gov  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 ...

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16 May
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Liias bill protects Washingtonians by requiring non-discrimination clauses in all state contracts 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 16, 2023  OLYMPIA – Sen. Marko Liias’ (D-Everett) bill protecting Washingtonians from discriminatory treatment because of their identity was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday.    Senate Bill 5186 requires antidiscrimination clauses ...

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11 May
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Liias bill to improve young driver safety signed into law 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 11, 2023  Sen. Marko Liias’ legislation to improve safety among young drivers was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee Thursday.   Senate Bill 5583 requires the Department of Licensing to develop an implementation plan ...

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09 May
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Legislation to protect trans youth seeking life-saving care signed into law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 9, 2023  OLYMPIA – Transgender youth who are not safe at home and seeking life-saving care can depend on Washington for safe shelter.   Gov. Jay Inslee signed Sen. Marko Liias’ (D-Everett) Senate Bill 5599 ...

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