Everett Herald
Bill repealing Boeing tax break clears the state Senate

The state Senate on Tuesday approved a much-worked bill to repeal a tax break for Boeing — but not give it all back in the future. Senate Bill 6690 seeks to resolve an international trade dispute between the U.S. and the European Union and prevent billions of dollars in retaliatory tariffs on the aerospace giant’s planes, its suppliers’ products and other Washington exports such as fruit, wine and seafood. … Read More

The Everett Daily Herald
Editorial: Liias, McCoy and Hobbs for state Senate seats

The 21st District includes the cities of Mukilteo, Lynnwood and Edmonds. The Senate race has drawn three challengers to incumbent Sen. Marko Liias. The top two candidates in the Aug. 7 primary will advance to the Nov. 6 General Election. Liias, who served the district in the House for three two-year terms between 2008 to 2014, was appointed to the Senate in 2014 following the resignation of Sen. Paull Shin. He won election to his Senate seat that fall and now seeks a second term, challenged by three. … Read More

Seattle Transit Blog
2018 Primary: Keep Marko Liias in the State Senate

Transit has no stronger advocate in the State Legislature than Sen. Marko Liias. Liias serves as Vice Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee, where he has been able to speak up against non-sensical efforts to undermine transit agencies, and advocate for more investment in public transit, with huge success. … Read More

Salmon Bake on July 18, 2018

One week to go until my annual Salmon Bake on July 18 at 6:00pm at the Edmonds Center for the Arts! Please join us for delicious food, great company, and the chance to hear about some of the important work we accomplished in the Senate this past year. RSVP today by contacting Amelia at amelia@bluewavepolitics.com or 734-255-6607. … Continued

Seattle Times
The Seattle Times Endorses Sen. Marko Liias

The Seattle Times recommends: Marko Liias for State Senate, 21st Legislative District. State Sen. Marko Liias, a Democrat who has been in the Legislature since 2008, faces several challengers this year in his bid to retain his seat. Yet voters should return him to the Senate for the 21st Legislative District. … Read More

My Edmonds News
Student Loan Bill of Rights passes legislature

Legislation expanding consumer protections for Washington’s 800,000 student loan borrowers is headed to the governor’s desk after passing the state House of Representatives with overwhelming bipartisan support on Friday. … Read More

Everett Herald
Senate finds a way to give some of us refunds on car tabs

A state Senate panel on Tuesday approved a plan to give car owners a little savings on their Sound Transit car tab fees and to still keep the regional transit authority from losing out on hundreds of millions of dollars of revenue in the process. … Read More