Eager to hear the priorities and concerns of the 29th Legislative District, Sen. Steve Conway hosted a town hall meeting at the Pacific Lutheran University Bookstore on Feb. 22. Conway answered a variety of questions from a diverse group of citizens from around the district. Transportation was an especially ...Read More
Who: State Senator Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma What: 29th Legislative District Town Hall Where: Garfield Book Company at Pacific Lutheran University- 208 Garfield St S #101, Tacoma, WA 98444 When: Saturday, February 22 10:00am to 12:00pm Why: Senator Conway will be available to answer questions, address concerns, and ...Read More
Olympia – Recently discharged servicemembers who were relocated to Washington would be eligible for in-state tuition earlier, thanks to legislation unanimously approved last week by the Washington State Senate. The Federal GI grant currently provided by the federal government applies to in-state residents, with relocated residents facing a one-year waiting period before they ...Read More
Last week the Washington State Senate passed Senate Bill 5127 to remove age restrictions from structured settlement agreements. In June of 2013, Sen. Conway wrote an op-ed that appeared in the Tacoma News Tribune which outlined the problems and failures of SB 5127. The op-ed was republished on the website “The Stand” and ...Read More
OLYMPIA - Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, today released the following statement on the failure of the Majority Coalition Caucus to support the transportation revenue package:
"I am deeply disappointed by the failure of the Majority Coalition Caucus to recognize the importance of the transportation revenue package and its failure to allow the measure open and transparent debate on the Senate ...Read More
OLYMPIA - Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, today released the following statement on the passage of the 2013-15 biennial operating budget:
"This has been a long, hard process, but I commend my colleagues for finally coming together to pass a budget that sets our state on solid ground entering the next biennium and prevents a shutdown of essential services.
“From the beginning, we ...Read More
OLYMPIA - Jails in Pierce County face a backlog of inmates waiting for mental competency evaluations, creating additional pressure on already thin resources and in some cases threatening public safety. A bill signed by Gov. Jay Inslee is designed to cut into that backlog.