State Representative Liz Berry was elected to serve Washington State’s 36th Legislative District located in the shadow of Seattle’s Space Needle in November 2020. She serves as Vice Chair of the Labor & Workplace Standards Committee and is a member of the Environment & Energy and Transportation committees, where she is a passionate advocate for working families and combating climate change. Previously Liz worked as a nonprofit executive director and is the former Legislative Director to U.S. Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. As the proud mom of George, 5, and Eleanor, 21 months, she is Co-Chair of the House Democratic Moms’ Caucus.
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August 12, 2021
Last September, as wildfires ravaged the Pacific Northwest, my son George’s preschool was closed because it was unsafe to play outside. For what was already a very hard year for our kids—in the middle of an unprecedented global pandemic—I had to explain to my son that this time it wasn’t the virus, but due to climate change. Our planet is warming and Washington state was literally on fire. This is not the future I want to leave my children. As a newly elected Washington State Representative, it is an honor to fight for my kids and yours every single day. Because as the proud mom of George, 5...