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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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Conway joins commission administering long-term care benefit program

Conway joins commission administering long-term care benefit program

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway (D-South Tacoma) has been appointed to serve on the commission that will help administer Washington's new long-term care benefit program.

The Long-Term Services and Supports Trust Commission will establish rules and policies for the program, which gives residents who need assistance with activities of daily living up to $36,500 for long-term services and ...

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Franklin Pierce School District unveils state's first electric school bus

Franklin Pierce School District unveils state's first electric school bus

TACOMA – Sen. Steve Conway (D-South Tacoma) was on hand on June 17 as the Franklin Pierce School District unveiled the state's first electric school bus.

The bus is part of a pilot program intended to lead to the replacement of the district's fleet of diesel buses, reducing carbon emissions and saving the district thousands in maintenance ...

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Conway hails executive order to help veterans, military spouses find jobs

Conway hails executive order to help veterans, military spouses find jobs

OLYMPIA - Sen. Steve Conway (D-South Tacoma) has welcomed Gov. Jay Inslee's signature on an executive order to help military spouses and veterans in Washington find employment and training opportunities as they transition to civilian life.

"Our military spouses and veterans make a lot of sacrifices to serve our country," said Conway, who was present ...

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Conway welcomes designation of April 10 as Dolores Huerta Day

Conway welcomes designation of April 10 as Dolores Huerta Day

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway (D-South Tacoma) welcomed the enactment of a law designating April 10 as Dolores Huerta Day in honor of the influential Mexican-American social activist and labor leader.

Gov. Jay Inslee last week signed House Bill 1906 recognizing Huerta, who in 1962 co-founded what would become the United Farm Workers and who was instrumental ...

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Conway to host town hall on March 23 

Conway to host town hall on March 23 

Who: Sen. Steve Conway (D-South Tacoma)

What: Town Hall Meeting

When: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, March 23

Where: Bates Technical College, South Campus Auditorium, 2201 South 78th St., Tacoma

Why: This is an opportunity to speak in person with your senator about issues important to Pierce ...

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Conway honored for support of Eastside Community Center

Conway honored for support of Eastside Community Center

OLYMPIA – Metro Parks Tacoma has recognized Sen. Steve Conway (D-South Tacoma) for his crucial support of partnerships that led to the development of the new Eastside Community Center.

The five-member Board of Park Commissioners presented Conway and three other civic leaders with its Parks Champion Award on Jan. 28.

Conway was honored for advocating for ...

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Conway re-elected Senate vice president pro tempore

Conway re-elected Senate vice president pro tempore

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway (D-South Tacoma) was re-elected to serve as vice president pro tempore of the Washington State Senate today following a unanimous vote by fellow senators.

As vice president pro tem, Conway will continue to preside over the Senate when the lieutenant governor and the president pro tem, Sen. Karen Keiser, D-Des Moines, are ...

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Union recognizes Conway for work to improve railroad safety

Union recognizes Conway for work to improve railroad safety

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway (D-South Tacoma) has been recognized for “exemplary leadership in advocating for legislation to protect the safety of both railroad workers and the general public.” Members of the Washington State Legislative Board of the Transportation Division of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers (SMART TD) honored Conway with the union’s Golden ...

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Sen. Conway honored by utility district

Sen. Conway honored by utility district

OLYMPIA – The Lakewood Water District this year honored Sen. Steve Conway (D-South Tacoma) for his “persevering efforts and dedicated support to champion the funding for Ponders Well Site Replacement Facilities.”

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