Category Archives: News Release

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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09 Feb
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Sen. Conway bill puts a focus on community policing

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

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18 Jan
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Sen. Conway appointed to the Legislative Oral History Committee

Sen. Steve Conway (D-Tacoma) has been appointed to represent the Senate Democratic Caucus on the Legislative Oral History Advisory Committee. The Oral History Committee is tasked with preserving and promoting the history of the Washington State Legislature. It identifies former ...

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10 Jan
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Sen. Conway selected Washington STEM Legislator of the Year

Sen. Steve Conway (D-Tacoma) was selected recently as Washington STEM’s 2020 Legislator of the Year. Conway shares this distinction with fellow honoree Sen. Emily Randall (D-Bremerton). Conway was nominated by the regional Tacoma STEAM Network and Foundation for Tacoma students ...

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19 Feb
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Sen. Conway: We must keep our promise to all of Washington’s public servants

Washington’s retired teachers and other public employees educated generations of Washingtonians, worked tirelessly to improve public health and provided countless other services for people throughout our state. Under a bill sponsored by Sen. Steve Conway, retired public employees will receive ...

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18 Feb
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Conway bill will help Washington’s military spouses

When a one member of a military deploys, the entire family serves. Sen. Steve Conway is sponsoring a bill to ensure that the people who are left behind while their loved ones are protecting our freedoms abroad, have the resources ...

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31 Jan
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Legislature honors Franklin on Senate floor, celebrates oral history

A groundbreaking former state lawmaker has chronicled her experiences in the Legislature in a biographical oral history. All proceeds from sales of Rosa Franklin — A Life in Health Care, Public Service, and Social Justice will go into an account ...

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30 Jan
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Alexander Scott serves as page in Washington State Senate

Alexander Scott, 15, served as a page in the Washington State Senate during the week of January 24. Pages are typically sponsored by the senator from their legislative district. Sen. Steve Conway (D-Tacoma) sponsored Scott’s week in the Legislature. The ...

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30 Jan
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Jordan Codington serves as page in Washington State Senate

Jordan Codington, 16, served as a page in the Washington State Senate during the week of January 24. Pages are typically sponsored by the senator from their legislative district. Sen. Steve Conway (D-Tacoma) sponsored Codington’s week in the Legislature. The ...

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15 Oct
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Ground broken on housing for veterans experiencing homelessness

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway (D-South Tacoma) joined local officials in Orting on Oct. 1 to break ground on a new tiny house village that will provide supportive housing to up to 35 veterans in Pierce County experiencing homelessness. Located ...

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