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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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Sen. Steve Conway to host telephone town hall

Sen. Steve Conway to host telephone town hall

OLYMPIA – Sen. Steve Conway, D- South Tacoma, will join constituents over the phone at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 for a telephone town hall. Constituents will hear a brief overview of what’s happening in Olympia and have the ability to ask their lawmakers questions and get answers in real-time. WHO: Sen. Steve Conway WHAT: 29th Legislative District Telephone Town ...

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Conway bill aims to ease transitions for returning soldiers

Conway bill aims to ease transitions for returning soldiers

Olympia - Helping service members successfully transition back into civilian life is the goal of legislation sponsored by Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma. Senate Bill 5633 funds a coordinator position at the Washington Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) for the Helmets to Hardhats program. “Transitioning to life back at home can be a daunting task for returning soldiers and searching ...

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Jack Sanders serves as page in state Senate

Jack Sanders serves as page in state Senate

During the week of Jan. 26, Jack Sanders of Tacoma served as a page in the Washington State Senate. Sen. Steve Conway, D-Tacoma, sponsored Sanders’ weeklong experience in the Legislature. “It was a pleasure to sponsor Jack this week,” said Conway. “He is a friendly young man and a diligent worker.” During the week, pages assist senators and staff, attend lectures with ...

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Conway seeks students for legislative page program

Conway seeks students for legislative page program

Olympia -- Each year hundreds of students ages 14-16 have the opportunity to participate in the Washington State Senate page program. The page program is a hands-on educational experience that takes place on the Capitol Campus during the legislative session. For one week, students will be employees of the Senate, performing administrative tasks and participating in civic education activities that demonstrate ...

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Conway bill honors families of fallen service members

Conway bill honors families of fallen service members

Widows or widowers of service members who died as a result of their service would be exempt from annual vehicle registration fees under new legislation proposed by Sen. Steve Conway, D-South Tacoma. Senate Bill 5634, introduced Monday, would exempt widows or widowers with special gold star license plates from paying annual registration fees and ...

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