Category Archives: News Release

03 Mar
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Conway to host town hall on March 14

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, of the 29th Legislative District will host a town hall meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Garfield Book Co. on the Pacific Lutheran University campus at 208 Garfield St. South. ...

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11 Feb
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Sen. Steve Conway to host telephone town hall

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway, D- South Tacoma, will join constituents over the phone at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 for a telephone town hall. Constituents will hear a brief overview of what’s happening in Olympia and have ...

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10 Feb
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Conway bill aims to ease transitions for returning soldiers

Olympia – Helping service members successfully transition back into civilian life is the goal of legislation sponsored by Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma. Senate Bill 5633 funds a coordinator position at the Washington Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) for the ...

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02 Feb
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Jack Sanders serves as page in state Senate

During the week of Jan. 26, Jack Sanders of Tacoma served as a page in the Washington State Senate. Sen. Steve Conway, D-Tacoma, sponsored Sanders’ weeklong experience in the Legislature. “It was a pleasure to sponsor Jack this week,” said ...

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02 Feb
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Conway seeks students for legislative page program

Olympia –– Each year hundreds of students ages 14-16 have the opportunity to participate in the Washington State Senate page program. The page program is a hands-on educational experience that takes place on the Capitol Campus during the legislative session. ...

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27 Jan
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Conway bill honors families of fallen service members

Widows or widowers of service members who died as a result of their service would be exempt from annual vehicle registration fees under new legislation proposed by Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma. Senate Bill 5634, introduced Monday, would exempt widows ...

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19 Jan
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Conway co-sponsors legislation to increase minimum wage statewide to address growing disparity of income

Under legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, the minimum wage would rise to $12 per hour over the course of four years. After that, the wage would again be tied to the consumer price index, as it has ...

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05 Dec
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Conway named “Senator of the Year” by the United Transportation Union

Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, has been awarded the 2014 “Senator of the Year Award” by SMART Union, formerly known as the United Transportation Union, for his commitment to the safety of railroad workers throughout Washington state. Specifically, Conway co-sponsored ...

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30 Jun
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Conway attends Spray and Play grand opening

Thanks in part to the legislative efforts of Sen. Steve Conway, D- South Tacoma, the South End Recreational Area debuted its new Spray and Play Water Park in a grand opening ceremony June 1. Spray and Play is a unique ...

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09 Apr
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Senate work session launches ‘retirement insecurity’ discussion

OLYMPIA –State Democratic legislators held a work session today to cast a light onto a considerable and growing problem — retirement insecurity, or the degree to which Washingtonians are unprepared for retirement. One in four Washington residents between the ages ...

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