Category Archives: News Release

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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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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