Category Archives: E-News

17 Nov
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Special Edition Livestream: Live with Liias and Monavation with Sen. Mona Das!!

Dear friends and neighbors,   I’m super excited to invite you to a special edition “Infrastructure Week” livestream with my friend and colleague, Sen. Mona Das!  TODAY (11/17) at 6:30pm, we’ll be joined by an incredible guest-star – Heather Kurtenbach – who introduced President Biden when he signed the “Infrastructure Investment and Jobs ...

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20 Sep
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Investments in Our Communities and Future

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20 Jul
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Key bills going into effect, more interim updates

Friends, After a historic Legislative session this winter, lawmakers are now settling into the interim and preparing for the next time we convene. While things are now a bit slower than the busy session pace, there is still plenty happening ...

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06 May
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A Historic Session of Putting People First

Everyone ages 16 and over are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. I got my first shot a few weeks ago and am looking forward to getting my second shot soon. COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective, according to the ...

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27 Mar
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Investing in Washington’s Recovery

Senate Democrats released our 2021-23 operating budget on Thursday. And let me just say, this is an outstanding budget. Exactly one year ago, the coronavirus was spreading out of control. Extraordinary measures were enacted to protect public health and control the ...

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13 Mar
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Rebalancing Our Broken Tax Code & Upcoming Telephone Town Hall

Friends: We’ve officially entered the second half of the 2021 mostly remote legislative session. As I reflect this weekend about what lawmakers have accomplished so far, I’m still in a small state of disbelief that this work is getting done – ...

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19 Feb
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Black History Month, Upcoming Floor Debates, Virtual Town Hall Recap

Friends: We’re about one-third of the way through the 2021 legislative session and lawmakers are working quickly in the mostly remote environment on behalf of Washington residents. ICYMI: The Legislature approved nearly $4 billion in economic relief for Washingtonians, and ...

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05 Feb
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COVID-19 Economic Relief Coming Soon!

Friends: We just wrapped up our fourth week of the 2021 mostly remote legislative session and I have big news to share regarding $4 billion in COVID-19 economic relief on the way to Washingtonians. $1.7 Billion in unemployment benefit increases ...

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24 Jan
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COVID-19 Economic Relief: The 2021 Session is Underway!

Friends: First off, if you’re getting this e-newsletter for the first time, welcome! I’m Marko Liias, your state senator from the 21st Legislative District. I am one of your voices in the state Legislature in Olympia. I send these e-newsletters ...

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03 Dec
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WA Notify: Coronavirus Smartphone Notifications

Friends: It’s been a while since my last message. State ethics laws required my official Senate communications to stand down during the campaign season. Now that the elections are over, I’m excited to turn my full attention to the upcoming ...

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