King County Executive
Executive Constantine announces innovative loan program to boost commercial building sustainability and efficiency; new pilot for residential heat pump retrofits
King County Executive Dow Constantine announced a proposal that would make low-interest financing for energy and seismic upgrades available for more than 4,000 existing buildings and new construction, addressing one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions in the region.
King County first large county to reach 70 percent with one vaccine dose across all age and racial groups; more than 3 million doses countywide
More than 70 percent of all age groups 12 and older and across all race and ethnic groups in King County have received at least one dose of COVID-19, the first large county in the nation to reach this milestone. More than 3 million doses have been administered countywide.
Executive Constantine statement on Afghanistan humanitarian crisis
King County Executive Dow Constantine issued the following statement on the looming refugee and humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan following the collapse of the Afghan government:
Executive Constantine invests in local food economy with plan to protect 13,500 acres of farmland
As part of his Land Conservation Initiative, King County Executive Dow Constantine has committed to protecting 13,500 acres of farmland that the growing region will need to sustain a local food economy, promoting equitable access to nutritious, locally grown goods
Executive Constantine names Abigail Echo-Hawk and Dr. Ben Danielson co-chairs of Racism is a Public Health Crisis community oversight committee and $25 million fund
Dr. Ben Danielson and Abigail Echo-Hawk will serve alongside King County Executive Dow Constantine as co-chairs of King County’s Racism is a Public Health Crisis (RPHC) community oversight committee to oversee a $25 million community fund.
King County, State of Washington and City of Seattle announce vaccination requirement for most employees, private health care and long-term care workers
King County, in coordination with the State of Washington and the City of Seattle, announced that 13,500 executive branch employees will be required to be vaccinated by mid-October.
Executive Constantine statement on Best Starts for Kids levy renewal election results
King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement on the Best Starts for Kids levy renewal election results after King County Elections posted that it was passing with 58% percent of the vote in early returns.