Category Archives: News Release

09 Jun
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Sen. Conway presents award, attends grand opening of Orting Veterans Village

Sen. Steve Conway recently attended the grand opening of the Orting Veterans Village, a tiny house community of 35 homes that serves veterans experiencing homelessness. Conway was also on hand to present the Quixote Champion Award to Larry Geringer, President ...

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13 May
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Big civic improvements on the way for south Tacoma

The passage of the Capital Construction budget in the Washington State Legislature means several civic improvements will soon be on the way to neighborhoods in south Tacoma. The Capital Construction budget, a $6.3 billion investment in communities across Washington in ...

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28 Apr
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Rental assistance for our Pierce County neighbors in need

We all hope that we are nearing the end of the pandemic, but the ravages of Covid-19 in terms of job loss and income instability are still with us. The Legislature passed several laws to help tenants stay in their ...

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28 Apr
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WA Cares helps Washington’s workforce prepare for the future

All of us will reach a moment in our lives, or in the life of a parent when we will need to make tough decisions about the costs associated with aging. In 2019 the Legislature took steps to help Washington’s ...

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16 Apr
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Governor signs pair of Conway bills into law

Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday signed a pair of bills sponsored by Sen. Steve Conway into law. The governor signed Senate Bill 5355, which will give working people another tool to recoup lost wages by expanding Washington’s existing wage lien ...

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16 Apr
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Free credit monitoring from the State Auditor’s Office

The Office of the Washington State Auditor (SAO) recently learned of a data security incident involving Accellion, a third-party provider of hosted file transfer services. The office is in the process of sending emails to people who received unemployment benefits between 2017 and 2020 to notify them ...

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23 Mar
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WATCH: Sen. Conway’s virtual town hall

If you weren’t able to join Sen. Steve Conway for his virtual town hall on Monday evening, you can watch the entire event here. Sen. Conway covered a wide range of topics including police accountability, transportation, tax reform, Covid-19 recovery, ...

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09 Mar
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Conway bill to fight wage theft clears Senate

A bill to help working people regain lost pay due to wage theft cleared the Senate on Tuesday on a 25-24 vote. Senate Bill 5355 will give working people a major new tool to recoup lost wages by expanding Washington’s ...

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09 Mar
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Bill with goal of strengthening relationship between communities and police clears Senate

A bill with a goal of strengthening the relationship between law enforcement within the communities they are tasked with protecting and serving passed the Senate on Tuesday with unanimous support. Senate Bill 5353, sponsored by Sen. Steve Conway (D-Tacoma) creates ...

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25 Feb
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Employment Security reform bill clears Senate

A bill to reform the Employment Security Department and correct several of the issues that prevented Washingtonians from receiving unemployment benefits in a timely manner received bipartisan support Thursday. Senate Bill 5193, sponsored by Sen. Steve Conway (D-Tacoma), addresses many ...

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