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King 5: King County Council advances plan for low-income transit passes

The Stranger: King County Sheriff's Office Criticized in Scathing Report Over 17-Year-Old's Death

Seattle Times: Planning group recommends $1.7 billion in upgrades for King County-owned Harborview Medical Center

Bothell Kenmore Reporter: Baker, Herbig continue as Kenmore mayor, deputy mayor

The Guardian: Seattle is on a road map to zero youth detention – so why is it opening a huge new prison?

Seattle Times: Taming the ‘wild west’: King County Council approves new rules on tasting rooms, wineries outside city limits

My Northwest: City, county to tackle safety at King County courthouse

Seattle Times: Metropolitan King County Council member aims to speed up all-electric bus deadline to 2035

My Northwest: King County unlocks $100M in new funding for affordable housing

KUOW: KUOW: King County allowed ICE to illegally tap into jail database, audit finds

Seattle Times: King County allowed ICE to illegally tap into jail database, audit finds

King 5: King Co. Detention Centers Still Putting Youth In Solitary Confinement

Seattle Times: Despite ban, King County continues solitary confinement for detained youth

KIRO 7: King County leaders demand answers over teens held in solitary confinement in jail

The Stranger: Following Damning Youth Solitary Confinement Report, Council Withholds $100,000 from County Jails

Seattle Weekly: King County is still using solitary confinement on juveniles

KUOW: Despite ban, King County still putting youth in solitary confinement

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter: Kenmore council discusses regional issues with King County’s Dembowski

KCTV: Chair Dembowski on King County Connects

Seattle Weekly: Dembowski Selected to Chair King County Council

Seattle Weekly: King County Considers Building 44,000 Affordable Housing Units By 2024

Issaquah Reporter: King County protects open spaces to close out 2018

King 5: New King County Council Chair discusses a number of issues facing Seattle

The Stranger: Rod Dembowski Is the New King County Council Chair

Shoreline News: Dembowski meets with Shoreline City Council

KING-TV: King County Council to consider water taxi expansion

KOMO News: King County Council mulling plan for more water taxis

KPLU: Harborview Expands Its Commitment To Serving The Poor

Seattle PI: New 10-year Harborview accord: Expansion to community clinics

Covington Reporter: Council approves members of King County Children and Youth Advisory Board

Kirkland Reporter: King County Council approves members of Children and Youth Advisory Board

Bothell Reporter: Dembowski to help lead King County Council in 2016 as vice chair

Kirkland Reporter: Dembowski to help lead King County Council in 2016 as vice chair

Covington Reporter: McDermott, Dembowski and Dunn to lead County Council in 2016

West Seattle Blog: West Seattle's Joe McDermott chosen to chair King County Council

West Seattle Herald: McDermott, Dembowski and Dunn to lead County Council in 2016

Vashon Beachcomber: County aims to increase ballot drop boxes, make voting more convenient, accessible

Bellevue Reporter: King County votes to give county employees parental leave

Kirkland Reporter: King County Council, Elections partner in making voting more convenient and accessible

Enumclaw Courier-Herald: King County expanding drop-off ballot locations for upcoming election

Seattlish: King County Elex is Prioritizing Turnout

Kent Reporter: King County to expand number of ballot drop-off locations

Seattle Medium: County Council Approves Paid Parental Leave Program

Seattle Times: King County OKs paid parental leave for some employees

Shoreline Area News: Preserving, renovating, and building veterans and heritage facilities in Shoreline and Kenmore

Kirkland Reporter: King County becomes founding member of 100% Talent Initiative

Bothell Reporter: King County considers paid parental leave

The Stranger: King County Continues to Embarrass the City of Seattle on Paid Parental Leave

Capitol Hill Times: County Council’s TrEE Committee Hears Concerns About Metro Changes

Seattle Times: Hearing on Bus-Route Changes for Northeast Seattle, Capitol Hill

KIRO TV: Big Changes Possible for Seattle Bus Service as Light Rail is Added

Seattle Transit Blog: 300 Turn Out for ULink Restructure Hearing

KING 5: Metro Bus Route Changes Could Alter Many Commutes

Federal Way Mirror: King County Council Approves Funding to Address Untested Rape Kits

Kent Reporter: King County Council Approves Funding to Address Untested Rape Kits

Maple Valley Reporter: King County Council Approves Funding to Address Untested Rape Kits

Kirkland Reporter: King County Council Approves Dembowski-Sponsored Funding to Address Untested Rape Kits

KIRO Radio: King County Considers Expanding Ferries Across Lake Washington

KING 5: King County Revisiting Lake Washington Ferry Expansion

KIRO 7: Technology Helps Locate Two Major Polluters

Seattle Sun Times: King County Councilmember Wants Funding for Testing Rape Kits

KING 5: Victims’ Advocates: $ for Rape Kit Testing is Long Overdue

KING 5: King County Lawmaker Pushes for Money to Test Rape Kits

International Examiner: King County Council Expands Voting Materials in Korean and Spanish

South Seattle Emerald: King County and City Councilmembers to Host School-to-Prison Pipeline Town Hall at New Holly

Seattle Medium: County Council Approves Task Force to Create Immigrant and Refugee Commission

Kirkland Reporter: King County Council Expands Voting

Shoreline Area News: County Council Approves Voting Materials in Korean and Spanish

Bothell Reporter: Representatives speak about state budget at Bothell Chamber luncheon

Seattle N: King County Expands Voting Access

Kirkland Reporter: Officials Predict Long-Term Savings from Best Starts for Kids Tax Levy

Shoreline Area News: County Council Unanimously Approves New Priorities for Assisting Children and Youth

Bothell Reporter: Ways to Save the Wayne Golf Course for Bothell’s Future

Seattle Times: Bothell Council to take up Golf Course Deal Tuesday

KING 5: Lawmakers Crafting a Package to Save Bothell Golf Course

Seattle Times: Residents Fight to Save Bothell Golf Course from Developers, Mayor

Bothell Reporter: King County biennial budget keeps Northshore clinic open through 2015

Kirkland Reporter: King County biennial budget keeps Northshore clinic open through 2015

Shoreline Area News: Working on partnerships to keep the Northshore Public Health Clinic open

Reporter Newspapers: New auditor position created for King County Metro

Shoreline Area News: King County Council unanimously approves Dembowski’s legislation creating an independent, full-time and ongoing auditor of Metro Transit

International Examiner: Billboard campaign reminds APIs to vote by November 4

King 5: Seattle's Prop 1 muddied by Metro funding feud

Seattle Times: After predictions of Metro gloom, trust in officials erodes

Seattle Times: King County Council sets aside further bus cuts

KIRO 7: Bus riders get a break from county council

MyNorthwest: King County Council shelves additional Metro Transit cuts

Shoreline Area News: County Council cancels February 2015 transit service reductions

Seattle Transit Blog: To Cut, Or Not To Cut, That Is The Question

Bothell Reporter: King County considers expanding cost-effective transit options for local communities

Bothell Reporter: King County Flood Control District approves grant for Kenmore project

Real Change News: King County weighs mandatory living wage for contract employees next year

Seattle Times: King County Metro Transit heeds the voters’ call on efficiencies

Seattle Times Editorial: Reset King County Metro’s fiscal operations, free from political theater

Bothell/Kenmore Reporter Editorial: Constantine’s veto of council plan not the answer

KIRO: King County councilmember wants Metro funding to take advantage of Seattle's rapid growth

Seattle Times Editorial: A Metro Transit campaign promise that should not be kept

Seattle Times: Metro service may not need to be slashed as much as initially expected