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Dow Constantine



Executive Constantine, Mayor Harrell appoint experienced leader as Director of Public Health
Executive Constantine and Mayor Harrell appointed Dr. Faisal Khan – a 25-year veteran in the public health field – to serve as the next Director of Public Health – Seattle & King County.


Constantine statement on SCOTUS abortion case and $1 million emergency fund announcement
"This morning’s ruling by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade is the culmination of a decades-long strategy by right-wing zealots to strip the essential right to abortion care from millions of Americans."


Executive Constantine announces first residents moving into Northgate Health Through Housing building this month
Executive Dow Constantine announced the opening of the newest Health Through Housing building in Northgate and provided updates on the initiative’s progress to date and what county residents can expect to see moving forward.


Executive Constantine and Mayor Harrell to provide retention bonus funding for child care workers across King County
In partnership with the City of Seattle’s Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL), King County is funding $7 million to provide one-time retention bonus payments to child care workers across King County. These payments will support this critical workforce, assist in continuity of care, and provide more stability for the industry.


King County rolls out the state’s first battery-electric heavy-duty truck built in Renton, opening a new market for zero-emission fleets
King County – already a leader in the transition to bus fleets powered by clean energy – is now the first organization in the state to operate a battery-powered heavy-duty truck manufactured at Kenworth’s plant in Renton.


Executive Constantine moves Free Youth Transit Pass forward, aiming for implementation in time for school
King County Executive Dow Constantine transmitted a plan to the King County Council that will allow young people under age 19 to ride transit at no cost starting later this summer.

King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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