Author Archives: sdcadmin

21 Jan
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Liias bill would allow public deposits with credit unions in all 39 counties

OLYMPIA – A bill sponsored by Senator Marko Liias (D-Lynnwood) that would enable more partnerships between local governments and community-based credit unions throughout Washington received a public hearing in the Senate Business, Financial Services & Trade Committee today. [TVW LINK] ...

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02 Dec
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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. ...

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Sen. Mark Liias (D-21-Lynnwood)
07 May
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Putting People First

We wrapped up the 2020 session a few months ago. And once again with Democrats in control of the Senate for the third session in a row, we were able to enact so many great progressive policies that were held ...

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07 May
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VOTE Act: boosting youth voter participation

At a time when several states are making concerted efforts to restrict the voting rights of residents, lawmakers in Washington state are again focused on expanding access to democracy to as many eligible voters as possible.

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07 May
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Financial aid opportunities for undocumented students

I’m so proud to live in a state like Washington that has been a leader in providing opportunities for immigrants. Undocumented students want to pursue the same opportunities and we want to help the state meet the degree attainment goals ...

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05 May
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COVID-19 Resources

***UPDATE*** Click here for our COVID-19 Resource Guide. If you did not receive a copy in the mail, you can request one from my office by clicking here. And if you missed our COVID-19 telephone town hall, you can listen ...

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04 May
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ICYMI: Senator Liias selected as one of nation’s outstanding rising leaders

Washington, D.C. - Today, State Senator Marko Liias (D-Lynnwood) was selected as one of 15 leaders from across the country to join the NewDEAL (Developing Exceptional American Leaders), a selective national network of state and local elected officials with Honorary ...

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04 May
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MEDIA ADVISORY: 21st District Telephone Town Hall on Wednesday, May 6 @ 5:30 p.m.

Who: 21st Legislative District lawmakers, Sen. Marko Liias, Rep. Lillian Ortiz-Self, Rep. Strom Peterson, and special guest Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers. What: Telephone town hall meeting. When: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Where: Calls will go out to ...

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30 Mar
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Liias bills signed by governor with more on deck

OLYMPIA – Governor Inslee has signed three bills sponsored by State Sen. Marko Liias (D-Lynnwood) into law since the Legislature adjourned on March 12. Senate Bill 6690 repeals the preferential aerospace B&O tax rate and should stave off retaliatory tariffs on ...

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19 Mar
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Update on the Coronavirus Outbreak

Friends: I hope you and your family are in good health and safe from the coronavirus. The situation is evolving rapidly, so I encourage you to stay up-to-date with the latest information from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, ...

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