King County Executive
Proclamation of Emergency
King County Executive Dow Constantine issued a Proclamation of Emergency after a winter storm brought snow, high winds, and dangerous cold to the region.
King County purchases 300,000 COVID-19 test kits for residents
Executive Constantine announced the purchase of 300,000 home COVID-19 testing kits to be distributed to King County residents, with the first 100,000 scheduled to arrive in King County in the next two weeks.
Free New Year’s Eve rides on King County Metro, Sound Transit, Community Transit, Pierce Transit, and Seattle Streetcar
Transit agencies around the region are ready to help get riders home safely as people celebrate the holiday and ring in 2022.
Executive Constantine announces changes to leadership team for 2022
Following his reelection to a fourth term, Executive Constantine announced several promotions and staffing changes to his office’s leadership team including naming April Putney as Deputy Executive.
Over 100 creative businesses and organizations will receive grants from the $19.5 million King County Arts & Culture Fund
Over 100 businesses and organizations will receive awards from the $19.5 million Arts & Culture Fund as part of King County’s Revive & Thrive initiative to support the economic recovery of the creative sector.
Washington State and King County announce FEMA mobile COVID-19 vaccination unit coming to Western Washington
Today's announcement by Governor Inslee marks a state and county partnership with FEMA to continue ensuring life-saving COVID-19 vaccines are given out to Western Washington communities quickly and equitably.
Executive Constantine shares Best Starts for Kids success at national conference in Georgia
At the Prenatal-to-Three County Leaders Academy event in Decatur, Ga., Executive Constantine spoke about King County’s Prenatal to Three investments like child care and other early childhood programs, including the child care components of the voter approved 2021 Best Starts for Kids levy.
Executive Constantine statement on Mississippi abortion case at U.S. Supreme Court
"The decision about whether and when to have a child is a constitutional and human right. We are committed to preserving reproductive freedom and advancing health equity in King County, regardless of what the SCOTUS majority decides."