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Sen. Conway bill puts a focus on community policing

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 grant program with the goal of fostering community engagement through neighborhood organizing, law enforcement-community partnerships, youth mobilization and business engagement. The ...

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Sen. Conway appointed to the Legislative Oral History Committee

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 legislators for oral history projects. Recently the committee completed its oral history project on former Sen. Rosa Franklin, whom Conway succeeded ...

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Sen. Conway selected Washington STEM Legislator of the Year

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 for his effort in ensuring students have access to STEM education opportunities via the Leadership Assistance for Science Education ...

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

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 a modest three percent cost of living increase to help make ends meet. “It’s important that we keep our promises to these ...

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Conway bill will help Washington’s military spouses

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 they need stateside to continue life as normal as possible. Senate Bill 6626 will establish a liaison office inside the state’s ...

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Legislature honors Franklin on Senate floor, celebrates oral history

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 that funds Capitol preservation, the state library and archives, and the legislative oral history program. “When Sen. Sam Hunt called me several ...

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Alexander Scott serves as page in Washington State Senate

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 page program offers a hands-on opportunity for students to find out how state government works. The interactive learning experience includes classes focused ...

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Jordan Codington serves as page in Washington State Senate

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 page program offers a hands-on opportunity for students to find out how state government works. The interactive learning experience includes classes focused ...

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Ground broken on housing for veterans experiencing homelessness

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.

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Conway helps kick off construction of SR 167 completion

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 Sound Gateway Program connecting ports with manufacturing and industrial centers. The program, which also includes completion of SR 509 in ...

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