Senate Democratic floor leader Marko Liias, D-Mukilteo, left, looks on as Senate Republican floor leader Joe Fain, R-Auburn, right, makes a point on the Senate floor, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in Olympia, Wash. Senators were debating whether to vote on the "levy cliff" bill, which would delay a reduction in the amount of money school districts can collect though property taxes. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Senate Democratic floor leader Marko Liias, D-Mukilteo, left, looks on as Senate Republican floor leader Joe Fain, R-Auburn, right, makes a point on the Senate floor, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in Olympia, Wash. Senators were debating whether to vote on the "levy cliff" bill, which would delay a reduction in the amount of money school districts can collect though property taxes. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Ted S. Warren AP
Senate Democratic floor leader Marko Liias, D-Mukilteo, left, looks on as Senate Republican floor leader Joe Fain, R-Auburn, right, makes a point on the Senate floor, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in Olympia, Wash. Senators were debating whether to vote on the "levy cliff" bill, which would delay a reduction in the amount of money school districts can collect though property taxes. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Ted S. Warren AP

Democrats fail in effort to temporarily take over the state Senate

January 27, 2017 6:22 PM