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Free credit monitoring from the State Auditor’s Office

Free credit monitoring from the State Auditor’s Office

The Office of the Washington State Auditor (SAO) recently learned of a data security incident involving Accellion, a third-party provider of hosted file transfer services. The office is in the process of sending emails to people who received unemployment benefits between 2017 and 2020 to notify them that their information was involved in the security incident and ...

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WATCH: Sen. Conway’s virtual town hall

WATCH: Sen. Conway’s virtual town hall

If you weren’t able to join Sen. Steve Conway for his virtual town hall on Monday evening, you can watch the entire event here. Sen. Conway covered a wide range of topics including police accountability, transportation, tax reform, Covid-19 recovery, school re-openings and much more. If you didn’t get to participate, or if we didn’t get to your question, you can ...

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Conway bill to fight wage theft clears Senate

Conway bill to fight wage theft clears Senate

A bill to help working people regain lost pay due to wage theft cleared the Senate on Tuesday on a 25-24 vote. Senate Bill 5355 will give working people a major new tool to recoup lost wages by expanding Washington’s existing wage lien system to include additional industries. A 2017 study from the Economic Policy Institute estimated that in the ...

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Bill with goal of strengthening relationship between communities and police clears Senate

Bill with goal of strengthening relationship between communities and police clears Senate

A bill with a goal of strengthening the relationship between law enforcement within the communities they are tasked with protecting and serving passed the Senate on Tuesday with unanimous support. 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 ...

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Employment Security reform bill clears Senate

Employment Security reform bill clears Senate

A bill to reform the Employment Security Department and correct several of the issues that prevented Washingtonians from receiving unemployment benefits in a timely manner received bipartisan support Thursday. Senate Bill 5193, sponsored by Sen. Steve Conway (D-Tacoma), addresses many of the problems exposed in the wake of the layoffs caused by the pandemic and resulting “Stay Home, Stay ...

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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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