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Conway to host town hall March 11

Conway to host town hall March 11

Who: State Sen. Steve Conway, D- South Tacoma What: Town hall meeting When: Saturday, March 11, from 10 a.m. to noon Where: Bates Technical College, South Campus Cafeteria, 2201 South 78th  St., Tacoma Why: This is an opportunity to speak in person with your legislator about issues important to Pierce County and your community. Topics of discussion will include:

  • Fully funding education
  • Job creation
  • ...

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Conway meets with constituents supporting Tacoma’s Asian Pacific Cultural Center

Conway meets with constituents supporting Tacoma’s Asian Pacific Cultural Center

On Thursday, Sen. Steve Conway met with members of the Vietnamese and Cambodian communities from his district, as well as high school students from the Asian Pacific Islander community. Both groups came to Olympia to advocate in favor of funding for the Asian Pacific Cultural Center in Tacoma.

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Conway tabbed to head pension policy committee

Conway tabbed to head pension policy committee

Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, has been chosen by his colleagues to chair Washington’s Select Committee on Pension Policy. Conway had been serving as the vice chair. The Select Committee on Pension Policy studies pension issues, develops pension policies for public employees in state and local retirement systems, and makes recommendations to the Legislature. “I’m honored to be at the helm of ...

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State names highway after prominent port leader Philip Lelli

State names highway after prominent port leader Philip Lelli

A portion of State Route 509 leading into the Port of Tacoma will be named in honor of the late Philip Martin Lelli, longtime President of Tacoma Longshore Union 23 and former Port of Tacoma commissioner. During the 2015 legislative session, Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, sponsored legislation requesting that the Washington State Transportation Commission rename the highway in honor of ...

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Conway visits Fern Hill Elementary to see dropout prevention program in action

Conway visits Fern Hill Elementary to see dropout prevention program in action

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway, D- South Tacoma, recently visited Fern Hill Elementary School to see firsthand how educators are working to help children graduate on time and overcome academic and non-academic challenges. Conway’s visit focused on Communities in Schools, a program that places coordinators inside schools to assess students’ needs and provide resources to help them succeed in the ...

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Highway to be named after legendary community and labor leader

Highway to be named after legendary community and labor leader

A portion of State Route 509 will soon be named in honor of Philip Martin Lelli, longtime president of Tacoma Longshore Union 23 and a former Port of Tacoma commissioner, as the result of Senate Joint Memorial 8019 sponsored by Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma. On Friday, the bill passed the House, clearing its last hurdle in the legislative process. It ...

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Conway: Capital budget helps families replace old stoves

Conway: Capital budget helps families replace old stoves

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, issued this statement today following the passage of the Senate Supplemental Capital Budget last Friday. The budget includes additional funding to Pierce County agencies to help people replace old wood stoves and other high-polluting heating devices with cleaner, more efficient heating equipment. Pierce County, which has the worst wood smoke particulate matter problem in ...

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Conway’s school siting bill passes Senate

Conway’s school siting bill passes Senate

Throughout the state, school districts are struggling to find space to build new schools. This is in large part due to rapid population increases and land development regulations established by the Growth Management Act. As a way to help school districts find space to build new schools, Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, sponsored Senate Bill 6426 which would allow schools to ...

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Conway to host town hall on Feb. 20

Conway to host town hall on Feb. 20

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, will host a 29th Legislative District town hall meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Garfield Book Co. on the Pacific Lutheran University campus at 208 Garfield St. South. “Town halls are an excellent way to connect in-person and have conversations about the issues and concerns that are most important to our ...

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Conway bill honoring Philip Lelli passes Senate

Conway bill honoring Philip Lelli passes Senate

OLYMPIA – A portion of SR 509 would be named in honor of Philip Martin Lelli, longtime President of Tacoma Longshore Union 23 and former Port of Tacoma commissioner, as the result of Senate Joint Memorial 8019 sponsored by Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma. SJM 8019 was passed by the Senate with a unanimous vote on Friday. “I knew Phil personally. He ...

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