Author Archives: sdcadmin

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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05 Mar
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VOTE Act aimed at boosting young voter turnout gets House approval

OLYMPIA – A bill that aims to increase voter participation among young adults was approved today by the House of Representatives by a vote of 56-41. “We have to do more to bring down barriers for young people to participate ...

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02 Mar
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Coronavirus update

Friends and neighbors: Sadly, public health officials announced yesterday that four more Washingtonians have passed away after contracting coronavirus. I know all Washingtonians mourn their passing and send our condolences to their families and friends in this time of loss. ...

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28 Feb
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MyNorthwest: Bill requiring consent for pelvic exams in Washington gets bipartisan support

Doctors and medical students performing pelvic exams on unconscious women without permission: It may sound crazy, but it’s actually been a widespread practice across the country for decades. It’s an invasive and personal medical procedure that even in the best ...

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27 Feb
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House approves Liias bill requiring informed consent for pelvic exams

OLYMPIA – Legislation to prohibit health care providers and medical students from performing pelvic exams on women without informed consent was approved unanimously today by the House of Representatives. The bill’s sponsor, state Sen. Marko Liias (D-Lynnwood), said Senate Bill 5282 ...

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