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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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Conway honors public employees on Worker Memorial Day

Conway honors public employees on Worker Memorial Day

Earlier this week, Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, spoke at Western State Hospital about the importance of supporting our state’s public employees. The speaking engagement coincided with the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries' Worker Memorial Day ceremony that occurs each spring to honor those who have died in the previous year from job-related injuries ...

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Conway’s consumer protection bill signed into law

Conway’s consumer protection bill signed into law

Olympia- Gov. Jay Inslee signed Senate Bill 5296, sponsored by Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, which prevents misrepresentations and deceptive practices in the locksmith industry. “This is a vitally important consumer and brick and mortar protection bill,” said Conway. “Frequently these out-of-state business bully or deceive customers into paying more money for services. This bill creates important standards that makes it ...

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Conway: Unfair distribution of sexually violent predators must stop

Conway: Unfair distribution of sexually violent predators must stop

Courts must consider releasing sexually violent predators back to the counties they were committed in, as a result of an amendment offered today to House Bill 1059 in the Washington State Senate. Up until now, sexually violent predators who are conditionally released from McNeil Island, a Special Commitment Center in Pierce County, do not have to be released to their ...

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Conway: ‘Capital budget is a job creator and recession buster’

Conway: ‘Capital budget is a job creator and recession buster’

Olympia – The $3.9 billion Senate capital budget proposal released today includes more than $43 million for projects in the 29th Legislative District and surrounding areas, Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, announced today. Statewide, the proposal outlines funding for more than 2,100 classrooms, for mental health services by expanding the number of community behavioral health beds, and for other local government ...

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Conway’s consumer protection bill clears Senate

Conway’s consumer protection bill clears Senate

Olympia- Transparency and consumer protection is at the heart of legislation unanimously approved by the Senate last week. Senate Bill 5296, sponsored by Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, prevents misrepresentations and deceptive practices in the locksmith industry. “This is a vitally important consumer and brick and mortar protection bill,” said Conway. “Often times these out-of-state business bully or deceive customers into ...

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Conway to host town hall on March 14

Conway to host town hall on March 14

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma, of the 29th Legislative District will host a town hall meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 14, at the Garfield Book Co. on the Pacific Lutheran University campus at 208 Garfield St. South. “Constituent engagement is a critical and crucial part of the legislative process,” said Conway. “Every year, I look forward to this ...

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