King County Executive
Executive congratulates Huskies on a remarkable season that put UW back on the national stage
King County Executive Dow Constantine today issued the following statement after the Washington Huskies lost to the Alabama Crimson Tide in the Peach Bowl in Atlanta.
Federal grants create housing opportunities for homeless adults and families
Seattle and King County have been awarded over $34 million in federal funding that make possible new permanent supportive housing and rapid re-housing units to move 164 households from homelessness, and renewal funding for housing and services to support hundreds of vulnerable individuals and families countywide.
King County's first Best Starts for Kids strategy will prevent youth and families from becoming homeless
Executive Constantine launched the first strategy funded by Best Starts for Kids, an initiative that will prevent youth and families from becoming homeless. He also announced $41 million in funding to increase the inventory for affordable housing, including housing located near major transit centers.
County and City to contribute up to $20 million to affordable housing as part of the redevelopment of the County’s Northgate Park and Ride
King County Executive and Seattle Mayor announce transit-oriented development for Northgate.
Executive on Sounders' MLS Cup victory: An inspired comeback from last place to championship
King County Executive Dow Constantine tonight issued the following statement following the Seattle Sounders' victory in the MLS Cup.
Inquest ordered into fatal shooting of Renee Davis by King County Sheriff’s deputies
Executive Constantine has ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting of Renee Davis by King County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Oct. 21, 2016 at her home on Muckleshoot tribal lands. The purpose of inquests is to determine the causes and circumstances of any death involving a member of law enforcement within King County while performing his or her duty.
Natural Resources and Parks is the first King County department to be carbon neutral, achieving Executive's goal a year early
The Department of Natural Resources and Parks is King County’s first agency to achieve an ambitious goal set by Executive Constantine to make its operations and purchases carbon neutral.