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Dow Constantine



Executive Constantine unveils 2023 – 2024 budget, highlights investments in key priority areas including clean energy, public safety, housing projects, and behavioral health
King County Executive Dow Constantine joined the King County Council today to present his $15.8 billion biennial Proposed Budget, prioritizing major investments in battling the climate crisis, ensuring every person has a home, improving public safety, and uprooting racism.


Executive Constantine announces plan to bolster behavioral health access by creating crisis care centers, preserving residential treatment, and investing in community behavioral health workforce
King County Executive Dow Constantine announced a robust plan to improve the state of behavioral health availability and sustainability in King County alongside a broad coalition of elected officials, behavioral health workers and providers, emergency responders, and businesses.


Making homes in King County greener, healthier, safer: Executive Constantine’s budget proposal will get more homeowners low-interest loans for heat pumps and clean energy retrofits
Building on progress to make King County’s built environment greener and healthier, Executive Constantine wants to provide more equitable access to low-interest home improvement loans that improve air quality and cut greenhouse gas emissions with a new program in his proposed budget.


Executive Constantine announces proposed investments to support a robust public safety plan for King County
King County Executive Dow Constantine announced a set of proposed investments in his biennial budget across multiple departments aimed at reducing crime, gun violence, and behavioral health crises.


King County and State acquire behavioral health treatment center in North Seattle, preserving sixty-four treatment beds
With nearly one-third of mental health residential treatment beds lost in recent years, King County Executive Dow Constantine announced the County, using state and local funds, is in the final stage of purchasing Cascade Hall, a 64-bed residential treatment center in north Seattle.


King County Executive Constantine speaks to early success of evidence-based juvenile diversion programming and impacts to public safety
King County Executive Dow Constantine provided details and updates on the early successes of Restorative Community Pathways, a community-based juvenile diversion program.

King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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