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‘Carol’s Law’ clears Senate

‘Carol’s Law’ clears Senate

OLYMPIA – Last week, Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, met with Carol Selland’s family members after the Senate passed Senate Bill 6091. Conway co-sponsored the bill, also known as “Carol’s Law,” which further prevents killers from receiving benefits that result from their crimes. The law was prompted by the tragic murder of Carol Selland by her husband, who was found not ...

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Conway bill would honor public service of Philip Lelli

Conway bill would honor public service of Philip Lelli

OLYMPIA – A portion of SR 509 could soon 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. Last week, Conway recognized Lelli’s contributions to the Port of Tacoma during public testimony on the ...

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Sen. Steve Conway to host telephone town hall

Sen. Steve Conway to host telephone town hall

OLYMPIASen. Steve Conway, D- South Tacoma, will join constituents over the phone at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3, for a telephone town hall. Constituents will hear a brief overview of what’s happening in Olympia and have the ability to ask their state senator questions and hear answers in real time. “This is a great opportunity for honest ...

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Conway meets with veterans at the capitol

Conway meets with veterans at the capitol

Olympia- Today, Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, met with members of Washington’s Veterans Legislative Coalition, an independent group that monitors and promotes legislative issues important to military veterans and their families. The group was in Olympia to discuss and share their priorities for the 2016 legislative session.

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Conway receives award from developmental disabilities coalition

Conway receives award from developmental disabilities coalition

Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, has received the 2015 Difference You Make in the World award by the Pierce County Coalition for Developmental Disabilities. Conway was selected for the award for his hard work on guardianship issues during the 2015 legislative session.

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Grant to study paid sick and safe leave awarded to Washington

Grant to study paid sick and safe leave awarded to Washington

Washington state has been awarded nearly $250,000 to study and analyze how paid leave programs can be developed and implemented statewide, Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, announced today. The award is part of a $1.5 million nationwide grant provided to eight states by the United States Department of Labor to study paid family and medical leave. Washington has had a paid sick ...

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Conway recognized for commitment to City of Lakewood

Conway recognized for commitment to City of Lakewood

This month, the City of Lakewood issued a proclamation expressing its appreciation to Sen. Steve Conway and state legislators who represent the City of Lakewood for their outstanding service, dedication and commitment to the citizens of Lakewood during the 2015 Legislative Session. The proclamation recognizes the legislators for securing nearly $500 million in ...

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Conway honored by county clerks

Conway honored by county clerks

Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, has been awarded the “2015 Washington State Association of County Clerks Legislative Award.” Conway was selected for the award for sponsoring Senate Bill 5647, which allows courts to develop a guardianship courthouse facilitator program. The bill is designed to assist families with establishing guardianship for vulnerable loved ones.

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Conway’s guardianship bills signed into law

Conway’s guardianship bills signed into law

Olympia – Families needing guardians or working with guardians will have additional resources thanks to two bills signed into law Monday by Gov. Jay Inslee. Senate Bill 5607, sponsored by Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, improves the complaint procedure for legal guardianship of a vulnerable adult. The bill improves protections for incapacitated adults by allowing people to petition the court to ...

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Conway: Fund schools instead of punishing teachers

Conway: Fund schools instead of punishing teachers

Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, issued the following statement today regarding the hearing of an anti-teacher bill before the Senate Commerce & Labor Committee: “I am disappointed that instead of working on coming to an agreement on our state’s budgets certain members of the Senate decided to work on legislation that is non-substantial, illegal and punitive in nature. “Today, I proudly joined ...

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