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Dow Constantine



King County launches COVID-19 vaccination sites in Kent and Auburn to provide access for vulnerable older adults
King County is opening two new community vaccination sites on February 1 in Kent and Auburn to expand vaccine access to the most vulnerable older adults in south King County. Establishing these sites now will help prepare for high-volume community access once more vaccine becomes available.


Executive Constantine announces Best Starts for Kids levy renewal: new child care for families with low incomes, continuing and expanding programs that help children and families thrive
King County Executive Dow Constantine today announced his plan for the six-year Best Starts for Kids levy renewal to continue programs that focus on health and well-being for children, youth, and families throughout the region, along with new investments to improve access to child care for families with low incomes. The measure would appear on the August ballot.


Executive Constantine and Mayor Durkan announce Seattle voter-funded transit service contract: If approved by councils, riders to see service maintained and new benefits in September
King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced a new proposed contract for bus service funded by the voter-approved Seattle Transportation Benefit District. The six-year measure could fund approximately 170,000 Metro bus service hours annually, based on revenue projections.


Executive Constantine releases statement on inauguration of Biden administration
King County Executive Constantine on the inauguration of Pres. Joe Biden


King County funds community COVID-19 vaccination programs to speed health and economic recovery
King County Executive Dow Constantine, King County Council Chair Claudia Balducci, and County Councilmembers Rod Dembowski and Jeanne Kohl-Welles announce $7 million to create high-volume community vaccination sites and mobile teams so that as many residents as possible will be quickly, efficiently, and equitably vaccinated.


Executive Constantine statement on violence at U.S. Capitol
"This is a sad, dark moment in our nation's history."

King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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