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Defense Department honors Conway for supporting military families

Defense Department honors Conway for supporting military families

OLYMPIA - In recognition of his efforts to implement public policy changes aimed at improving the quality of life for Service members and their families residing in Washington, the U.S Defense Department has awarded Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, with a certificate of appreciation. “Our men and women of the military and their families sacrifice so much for our nation’s benefit,” ...

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Conway: Working families will benefit from new paid family leave law

Conway: Working families will benefit from new paid family leave law

OLYMPIA - After months of tense negotiations, the Washington State Legislature passed legislation establishing a new statewide paid family and medical leave insurance program late tonight. Senate Bill 5975 creates a paid family and medical leave insurance program that is funded by premiums paid by both employers and employees, and allows employer voluntary plans. Under this legislation, employees can take off ...

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Conway attends ceremonial dedication of Springbrook Park

Conway attends ceremonial dedication of Springbrook Park

OLYMPIA – Earlier this month, Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, attended the ceremonial ribbon cutting and dedication for the Springbrook Park expansion in Lakewood. During the 2015 legislative session, Conway played an instrumental role in securing funding for the park in the Senate capital budget.

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Conway: ‘Lucien was a one of a kind’

Conway: ‘Lucien was a one of a kind’

OLYMPIA- Dawn Lucien, a community activist who led the charge for developing and securing funding for many construction projects in downtown Tacoma, passed away at the age of 91 last week. Sen. Steve Conway, D- South Tacoma, who worked with Lucien on the creation and development of the University of Washington -Tacoma during his time in the Legislature, said she was ...

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Conway: Capital budget makes smart investments in the 29th Legislative District and Pierce County

Conway: Capital budget makes smart investments in the 29th Legislative District and Pierce County

OLYMPIA - The proposed capital budget passed unanimously by the Senate on Thursday would invest $1.1 billion in school construction and public education. It also would provide new funding for mental health services and invest in programs aimed at cleaning up the environment. “Not only does this budget benefit the people of Washington, it is a budget that is great for ...

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Port of Kaohsiung delegation visits Olympia

Port of Kaohsiung delegation visits Olympia

This week, Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, met with a delegation from the Port of Kaohsiung in Taiwan, a sister port of the Port of Tacoma. The delegation was visiting Washington state to strengthen ties between the ports and explore possible areas of collaboration.

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Constituents shared priorities and concerns at Conway town hall

Constituents shared priorities and concerns at Conway town hall

OLYMPIA- Constituents from across the 29th Legislative District were able to share their legislative priorities directly with Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, at a town hall meeting on Saturday. Conway answered questions from the audience and updated constituents about what is happening this year in Olympia. Topics of discussion included education funding, transportation concerns and job creation. The meeting took place at ...

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Conway co-sponsors resolution honoring JBLM

Conway co-sponsors resolution honoring JBLM

The Washington State Senate unanimously passed a resolution today recognizing the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM). Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, co-sponsored the resolution. Many of the people who work or serve at JBLM live in the 29th Legislative District which Conway ...

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Video: Conway's TVW 'Legislator Profile'

Video: Conway's TVW 'Legislator Profile'

Sen. Conway talks about his district and career in this episode of TVW's Legislator Profiles.

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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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