Category Archives: News Release

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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14 Oct
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Conway helps kick off construction of SR 167 completion

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway (D-South Tacoma) joined Gov. Jay Inslee and other officials at the Port of Tacoma on Oct. 1 to kick off construction on completion of State Route 167 in Pierce County, part of the $1.96 billion Puget ...

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07 Aug
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Conway joins commission administering long-term care benefit program

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway (D-South Tacoma) has been appointed to serve on the commission that will help administer Washington’s new long-term care benefit program. The Long-Term Services and Supports Trust Commission will establish rules and policies for the program, ...

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17 Jun
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Franklin Pierce School District unveils state’s first electric school bus

TACOMA – Sen. Steve Conway (D-South Tacoma) was on hand on June 17 as the Franklin Pierce School District unveiled the state’s first electric school bus. The bus is part of a pilot program intended to lead to the replacement ...

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14 May
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Conway hails executive order to help veterans, military spouses find jobs

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway (D-South Tacoma) has welcomed Gov. Jay Inslee’s signature on an executive order to help military spouses and veterans in Washington find employment and training opportunities as they transition to civilian life. “Our military spouses and ...

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27 Mar
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Conway welcomes designation of April 10 as Dolores Huerta Day

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway (D-South Tacoma) welcomed the enactment of a law designating April 10 as Dolores Huerta Day in honor of the influential Mexican-American social activist and labor leader. Gov. Jay Inslee last week signed House Bill 1906 ...

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