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Dow Constantine



New King County enhanced shelter opens at West Wing
King County Executive Dow Constantine announced the opening of a 40-bed men’s shelter in a former work-release space at the King County Correctional Facility in downtown Seattle. DESC will provide 24/7 on-site services and case management.


Executive Constantine on Metro driver who was shot in Lake City: 'Eric Stark demonstrated extraordinary heroism today'
King County Executive Dow Constantine issued the following statement after Metro Transit driver Eric Stark was shot while driving a Route 75 bus in the Lake City neighborhood of Seattle.


King County awards Community Engagement Grants to support projects in unincorporated areas
Sixty 2019 Community Engagement Grants will provide matching funds to help residents build stronger and healthier communities.


All aboard through all doors: King County Metro to make boardings faster, more efficient on the nation’s busiest transit corridor
King County Metro will offer all-door boardings on all routes on Third Avenue in downtown Seattle starting March 23. It is one of several ways King County, City of Seattle, and Sound Transit will help commuters when buses transition out of the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel.


King County wins organizational leadership award for government performance and continuous improvement
The Center for Accountability and Performance, affiliated with the American Society for Public Administration, awarded King County the CAP Organizational Leadership Award for 2019.

King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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