King County Executive
King County: Next steps in the fight for universal coverage
About 150,000 people still don’t have insurance in King County, even though the number of uninsured residents in King County was cut in half by the Affordable Care Act and other measures in recent years. King County Executive Dow Constantine announced a series of steps to bring universal coverage to the region.
Executive Constantine triples down on open space protection, takes action to ensure greenspace access for all King County residents
Executive Dow Constantine delivered to the King County Council today legislation that vigorously accelerates the pace of land conservation over the next year. The legislation would triple funding and invest in 61 open space projects. It embraces recommendations put forward by the community-led Open Space Equity Cabinet and the Conservation Futures Advisory Committee to improve access to open space in communities with the greatest needs.
Best Starts for Kids: Camps, drop-in programs, and career opportunities for young people all summer long
King County Executive Dow Constantine announced a variety of summer child and youth programs funded by Best Starts for Kids, the nation’s most comprehensive approach to childhood development.
Inquest ordered into fatal shooting of man by Auburn police
King County Executive Dow Constantine ordered an inquest into the death of Isaiah Obet, and requested King County Superior Court provide a courtroom for the proceeding.
Executive Constantine’s plan will ensure all King County residents have access to open spaces
Executive Constantine is proposing legislation that embraces recommendations put forward by the community-led Open Space Equity Cabinet and the Conservation Futures Advisory Committee to provide more access to open space in communities with the greatest needs.
New mobile app makes it easy to report the precise location of noxious weeds anywhere in King County
King County’s mobile app makes it easy for residents anywhere in the region to submit a photo and precise location of a noxious weed to a team of county specialists who will quickly respond. It is the newest feature on King County Connect, an app that offers convenient mobile access to employees about services the county offers.
Executive Constantine releases statement on L&I proposed overtime rules
King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement on new proposed rules to expand overtime protection to more salaried employees across Washington