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Stay in touch this interim!

Stay in touch this interim!

Friends and neighbors,   The 2022 session was full of wins for our communities – with historic investments in housing, education, transportation, and so much more. In my first session as Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, we passed the transformative Move Ahead Washington transportation package to invest in the needs of our communities.    Over the last few weeks, I had the chance to tour some of the projects that will receive funding in Snohomish County. ...

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Reflecting on the historic 2022 session

Reflecting on the historic 2022 session

Reflecting on the historic 2022 session 

The Legislature adjourned the 2022 session a month ago on March 10, and I’m still energized by all the incredible work we were able to accomplish in this short session! With only 60 days to pass policies that prioritize the needs of our neighbors, we approved investments in transportation, education, housing, and so much more.   We held another hybrid session with remote committee hearings, and yet again saw an ...

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E-newsletter: Upcoming Virtual Town Hall and more!

E-newsletter: Upcoming Virtual Town Hall and more!

Friends and neighbors, With week three of the 2022 Legislative session coming to a close, we have been working hard to pass some exciting bills both in Committees and on the Senate floor. Bills move fast during short, 60-day sessions, and that’s certainly no different this year! Keep reading this newsletter for a few bill updates and an opportunity to hear from your 21st District legislators.[vc_single_image image="3028" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" link="https://www.facebook.com/events/5076851419012704"]Join our upcoming 21st District Town Hall! Join Reps. Lillian Ortiz-Self, Strom ...

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E-newsletter: The 2022 Legislative Session is in full swing!

E-newsletter: The 2022 Legislative Session is in full swing!

Friends and neighbors, The 2022 legislative session kicked off on Monday, and I’m already feeling energized and ready to pass policies that will help all of our neighbors over the next 60 days! With one week of the short session already behind us, there is crucial work ahead to improve and expand our transportation infrastructure, combat the climate crisis to ensure our planet remains habitable, and address the epidemic of gun violence for the safety of everyone in our state. Keep reading ...

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E-newsletter: Exciting news for the 2022 session!

E-newsletter: Exciting news for the 2022 session!

E-newsletter: exciting news for the 2022 session! Friends and neighbors, I hope you are having a safe and healthy holiday season so far. With the 2022 legislative session right around the corner, we are eager to rise to the challenge and pass legislation to meet the needs of our communities. Even with a short 60-day session, we have plenty of work ahead and no shortage of motivation to get the job done! One exciting bit of news for the upcoming session is that ...

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

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 Act” bill earlier this week. Click the image below to join us on the live stream!  [vc_single_image image="2943" img_size="large" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" link="https://www.facebook.com/senmarkoliias/posts/10158842068094121"]Sen. Das and I were invited to be present for the bill signing, where we ...

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Investments in Our Communities and Future

Investments in Our Communities and Future

Friends, As the summer is winding down, I wanted to highlight some exciting projects that our communities can look forward to, where to find vaccines near you, and more. As we dive into the work of preparing for the 2022 session, I will always take note of your feedback and ideas moving forward. Head to my website to find my contact information and reach out, or send an email to me directly at Marko.Liias@leg.wa.gov[vc_single_image image="2926" img_size="full"]Capital Budget investments This session, we ...

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Key bills going into effect, more interim updates

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 to work towards a better Washington for all residents. Keep in touch with my office to make sure you hear about all things happening at the legislature by following us on Facebook, Instagram, and Read More

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