King County Executive
Get out there and show the love - “Keep it local King County” campaign launches to support regional small businesses
King County Executive Dow Constantine kicked off a new social media campaign to encourage people to discover offerings from arts organizations, gyms, restaurants, and retailers as the region embraces new public health instructions. This effort follows the successful awarding of financial and technical assistance to hundreds of King County businesses.
Executive Constantine names April Putney as new Chief of Staff
King County Executive Dow Constantine named April Putney, current Director of Government and External Relations, as his new Chief of Staff, effective immediately. Putney has worked in the Executive’s Office since 2014.
King County awards community grants to advance anti-racist agenda
King County Executive Dow Constantine announced $200,000 in grants awarded to 24 community-based organizations across the region to gather input and provide direction on King County’s anti-racist policy agendas and budget priorities.
Executive Constantine on the adoption of $12.4 billion biennial King County budget: Putting our money where our values are
King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement after King County Councilmembers unanimously passed a $12.4 biennial budget that adopts his key strategies in homelessness, anti-racism, transit, and the environment.
Executive Constantine statement on updated COVID-19 restrictions
"The number of hospitalizations in King County last week increased by over 70 percent compared to the previous four weeks. There are twice as many people in local hospitals with COVID-19 as there were just a month ago. This is the most critical issue: We have to reverse this trend before our hospitals become overwhelmed."
Declaración del Ejecutivo Constantine sobre las restricciones actualizadas del COVID-19
"El número de hospitalizaciones en el Condado de King la semana pasada aumentó en más del 70 por ciento en comparación con las cuatro semanas anteriores. Hay el doble de personas que tienen COVID-19 en los hospitales locales en comparación con las que había hace apenas un mes. Este es el problema más crítico: Tenemos que revertir esta tendencia antes de que nuestros hospitales se saturen."
Executive Constantine releases statement on approval of Harborview bond measure
King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement on the $1.74 billion Harborview Medical Center bond measure after King County Elections posted that it was passing by 77 percent of the vote in early returns.