Category Archives: News Release

30 Jan
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Senator Liias, Councilmember Sullivan team up to propose tax break for green buildings

Owners of certified green homes in Snohomish County could be exempt from additional property taxes for up to 7 years, under legislation developed in cooperation with Snohomish County Councilmember Brian Sullivan and introduced today by Sen. Marko Liias, D-Lynnwood. “Our ...

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19 Dec
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Liias moves up on transportation committee, gains seat on higher ed

Sen. Marko Liias, D-Mukilteo, has been appointed the assistant ranking member on the Senate Transportation Committee, a move that gives him a role in writing the transportation budget and makes him the second-ranking Democrat on the committee. “This puts me ...

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07 Apr
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Liias leads bipartisan group calling for R&D task force

Sen. Marko Liias, D-Mukilteo, joined with 11 other state legislators today to ask Gov. Jay Inslee form a task force to study make recommendations to the Legislature on the need for tax incentives to encourage innovation. “Next January, for the ...

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13 Mar
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Liias secures funding for Mukilteo transportation projects

This week the Legislature passed its supplemental transportation budget for the 2014 session. While the budget contains no new revenue for significant new investments, Sen. Marko Liias, D-Mukilteo, secured funding for two key projects in Mukilteo. “Our transportation budget is ...

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31 Jan
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Sen. Marko Liias votes in favor of Washington Dream Act

Today the Senate voted to pass the Washington Dream Act off of the floor. Sen. Marko Liias, D-Mukilteo, was proud to vote in support of the bill. “I came to the Senate to help break the gridlock and get things ...

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27 Jan
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Liias, Fain, Pettigrew and Manweller introduce bipartisan technology R&D incentives renewal

Sen. Marko Liias, D-Mukilteo, Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, Rep. Eric Pettigrew, D-Seattle, and Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, introduced legislation in their respective chambers that would renew and extend research and development (R&D) tax incentives for the high technology and bio-technology ...

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23 Jan
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Bills to Reduce Class Size Introduced in Olympia

Calling reductions in class size “critical to fulfilling our mandate to provide a quality education to every child,” Washington State Representative Roger Goodman and State Senator Marko Liias today announced legislation at fully implementing the student-teacher ratios recommended by the ...

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22 Jan
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Sen. Liias: “I’m excited to stand up for the 21st District”

Sen. Marko Liias, D-Mukilteo, was sworn in as a member of the Washington State Senate on Wednesday from the 21st Legislative District.  After taking the oath of office he spoke about his new position and his priorities. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD.

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22 Jan
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Sen. Marko Liias sworn into Senate

Sen. Marko Liias, D-Mukilteo, was sworn into office on the Senate floor this morning. He issued the following statement on his being sworn in and beginning his term representing the 21st District in the Senate: “Sen. Paull Shin left an ...

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