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Conway wage theft bill passes Legislature

Conway wage theft bill passes Legislature

Olympia- Wage theft is a major problem in Washington State, especially in the underground economy, but a variety of bills introduced this year to address this problem failed to pass the Senate. Senate Bill 5360, sponsored by Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, is an exception ...

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Town Hall meeting spurs rewarding discussion

Town Hall meeting spurs rewarding discussion

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 ...

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Sen. Steve Conway- Legislative Update- Feb. 25

Sen. Steve Conway- Legislative Update- Feb. 25

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Sen. Conway to host town hall

Sen. Conway to host town hall

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 ...

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Senate Takes Steps to Improve Military-to-Civilian Transition

Senate Takes Steps to Improve Military-to-Civilian Transition

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 ...

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Conway Op-Ed: GOP’s workers’ comp ‘reform’ bad for injured workers, state

Conway Op-Ed: GOP’s workers’ comp ‘reform’ bad for injured workers, state

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 ...

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Sen. Conway: Defeat of transportation revenue package shows lack of MCC leadership

Sen. Conway: Defeat of transportation revenue package shows lack of MCC leadership

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 ...

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Sen. Conway statement on the passage of 2013-15 operating budget

Sen. Conway statement on the passage of 2013-15 operating budget

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 ...

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VIDEO: Sen. Conway remembers Sen. Mike Carrell

VIDEO: Sen. Conway remembers Sen. Mike Carrell

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Conway’s mental competency bill signed into law

Conway’s mental competency bill signed into law

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.

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