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January

30
JAN

South King County civic and community leaders assemble for annual leadership reception
Auburn youth advocates met with King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer and King County Executive Dow Constantine at the South King County leadership reception

29
JAN

Upthegrove joins celebration of new Metro Transit line
Route 635 will connect growing business district, light rail

29
JAN

Council approves creation of Immigrant and Refugee Commission
Developing central point of contact for growing communities

29
JAN

Council approves legal assistance for families during inquest process
Many of the procedures involved in the inquest process, including participating in the pre-inquest hearings, engaging in discovery or examining witnesses at the inquest, can only be done by legal counsel representing the family.

29
JAN

County Council recognizes ongoing work to end Human Trafficking
Council declares January Human Trafficking Awareness Month and recognizes efforts to highlight its impact

22
JAN

King County Council recognizes special relationship with Republic of Korea; supports 2018 Winter Olympics
Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer hosted a reception for new Korean Consul General, Hyung-jong Lee, who received the recognition on his nation’s behalf.

22
JAN

Maple Valley resident David Pilgrim reappointed to serve on King County Landmarks Commission
The Metropolitan King County Council today gave its unanimous approval to the reappointment of David Pilgrim to the King County Landmarks Commission, representing local heritage organizations, position 2.

18
JAN

Counties Representing 37 Million Americans Demand Dreamers Fix
“We are proud to act with what Dr. King called ‘the fierce urgency of now’ and submit this letter to Congress at this pivotal moment in this fight for justice.”

16
JAN

Statement from Councilmember Kathy Lambert on passing of Gov. John Spellman
“John Spellman was a statesman in the truest sense of the word.”

16
JAN

von Reichbauer statement on the passing of Gov. John Spellman
“John Spellman was not only my County Executive and Governor, he was my friend. We fished together, shared Irish stories, and cheered on our favorite teams.”

16
JAN

Dunn Statement on the passing of Gov. John Spellman
“Our state is a better place because of his service.”

10
JAN

South King County Legislators join local leaders for first “Good Eggs” breakfast of 2018
Fain and Sullivan shared their insights and expectations for the 2018 session of the Washington State Legislature

9
JAN

Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer reappointed to Sound Transit Board; now longest serving member on the current board
Committed to expanding the benefits of mass transit to South King County commuters, von Reichbauer will continue to fight for more transit options in the south sound region

8
JAN

Celebrating Anniversary of King County Logo by Exploring ways to Increase its Visibility
Council calls for Report on use of County Logo after 10 years

8
JAN

PROCLAMATION DECLARING JANUARY REV. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MONTH
WHEREAS, this year’s theme, “True peace is not merely the absence of tension: It is the presence of justice,” reminds us that to achieve Dr. King’s “Beloved Community,” there is no true justice without equality

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