Metropolitan King County
Dembowski statement on Supreme Court Crisis Pregnancy Center ruling
“Today’s Supreme Court ruling is an unfortunate step backward for women’s reproductive health care in America”
Increased patrols for 4th of July
County Council funds enhanced safety over holiday
New Harassment, Discrimination Policies Requested by Council
With this policy, the County will promote an inclusive, respectful workplace for all King County employees. In addition to the legally prohibited harassment and discrimination, inappropriate conduct will also be prohibited. That means behavior that communicates a hostile, derogatory or negative message about a person’s identity or status won’t be tolerated, even if it does not rise to a level of unlawful discrimination or harassment.
Jeffrey Barker’s Work with Homeless Recognized by Council
Recipient of Ford Musician Award Recognized for Bringing Music and Awareness.
Dunn Applauds House Passage of Mountains to Sound Greenway Heritage Act
Metropolitan King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn is delighted that the US House of Representatives has approved the Mountain to Sound Greenway Heritage Act.
BECU CEO meets with South King County community leaders
Porter discussed the history of BECU (founded as the Boeing Employee’s Credit Union), which today is the 2nd largest depository in Washington State, highlighting the company’s culture and commitment to both its members and the community.
Lambert selected to participate in national Women in Government Leadership Program
Selected for annual program that highlights extraordinary elected women to pay it forward to the next generation of women seeking public office
Council: End immediately Trump policy separating mothers and children
Calling for an immediate halt of the policy of separating families
Council celebrates freedom with recognition of “Juneteenth”
Two years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, two months after Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate forces, and one month after the last official battle of the Civil War, the last Africans and African-Americans in bondage were told of their freedom by Union forces.
Kohl-Welles requests public input on Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy
Committee to hold public hearing on levy implementation Plan
Celebrating Pride Month with Action
Council approves legislation aimed at eliminating barriers to full inclusion of LGBTQ community