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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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‘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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