Category Archives: News Release

09 Feb
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Senate passes Liias bill to help students navigate digital perils

Students would be receive better guidance and tools in navigating the pitfalls of digital media and communication, under legislation passed unanimously today by the Senate. “In this digital age, online activities and influences play a larger and larger part in ...

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02 Feb
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Sen. Liias, AG Ferguson unveil bills to reduce student loan debt

College students could gain relief from crushing student loan debt through a trio of bills unveiled today by Sen. Marko Liias, D-Lynnwood, and Attorney Gen. Bob Ferguson. “Spiraling student loan debt is strangling middle class households and those who aspire ...

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13 Jan
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Liias calls for AG to investigate use of ticket bots for Adele concert

Sen. Marko Liias, D-Lynnwood, has asked the state attorney general to investigate the use of ticket bots to profiteer off the sale of tickets to the upcoming Adele concert in Seattle. “The use of ticket bots is profiteering, plain and ...

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19 Nov
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Liias to take on role of assistant floor leader for Senate Democrats

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 ...

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14 Sep
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Liias named Transportation Champion for bipartisan leadership

Sen. Marko Liias, D-Lynnwood, was named a Transportation Champion today by the Association of Washington Cities. One of several legislators who were honored today by the association, Liias was chosen for his efforts during the 2015 legislative session to develop ...

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10 Jul
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Liias: Revenue package will improve travel, create jobs

The transportation revenue package passed by the Legislature includes funds to improve freight mobility near Paine Field, upgrade SR 99 in Edmonds, replace the Mukilteo ferry terminal, and add a bus rapid transit line Canyon Park to Boeing’s Everett plant, ...

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21 Apr
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Liias: Senate had a chance to protect kids and refused to consider it

Sen. Marko Liias, D-Lynnwood, released this statement today following the refusal of the Republican-controlled Senate to allow a vote on Senate Bill 5870, his legislation to protect teens from aversive behavior therapies. The bill would have established aversive mental health ...

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09 Apr
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Capital Budget funds Shin Center, key parks and water projects

A new Boys & Girls Club along with parks projects in Lynnwood, Mukilteo, Edmonds and at Lake Stickney are funded in the 2015 Capital Budget proposed today by the Senate, Sen. Marko Liias, D-Lynnwood, announced. A project to renovate Edmonds ...

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04 Mar
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Liias pushes for vote on Voting Rights Act

Sen. Marko Liias, D-Lynnwood, today issued the following statement on Republicans’ objections to bring the Voting Rights Act to the Senate floor for a vote. “Today, after passing a resolution honoring the courageous marchers of Selma and the incredible work ...

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03 Feb
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Liias legislation would improve use of 911 emergency resources

Communities would be able to reduce non-urgent 911 calls, avoiding unnecessary but costly 911 trips and freeing up responders to get to real emergencies, under legislation sponsored by Sen. Marko Liias, D-Lynnwood. Liias’ Senate Bill 5591, heard today by the ...

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