King County Executive
Executive Constantine mourns passing of UW's longest-serving president
Executive Constantine reflects on the passing of William P. Gerberding, who was president of the University of Washington throughout his entire college career.
Executive Constantine boosts effort to help homeless residents transition to affordable housing
A total of $6.4 million in grants that will help local seniors, veterans, young adults, and hard-working families transition from homelessness to safe, affordable housing was announced by Executive Constantine.
Top 14 in 2014: King County's year in review
We look forward to continuing our partnerships in 2015, as we work to advance equity and social justice, confront climate change, increase regional mobility, and provide the best starts for kids.
Executive proposes plan to replace aging emergency radio network used by first responders
Cities and their public safety partners want King County to ask voters for funding to replace an aging emergency radio network with equipment that is more reliable and makes it easier for first responders to communicate during crises.
Metro Transit sets all-time record for ridership in 2014
Thanks in part to actions King County has taken in recent years to improve service and increase efficiency, Metro is expected to provide more than 120 million rides this year—the most in the transit agency’s 41-year history.
Local elected leaders welcome Governor's climate proposal
Elected leaders from across the state, including members of the King County-Cities Climate Collaboration (K4C), issued the following statement welcoming Governor Inslee's climate and clean energy proposal.
Executive welcomes Governor's transportation plan to increase mobility across the state
King County Executive Dow Constantine responds to the statewide transportation funding package announced by Governor Jay Inslee.
Inquest ordered into death of Queen Anne Hill man following exchange of gunfire with police
Executive Constantine orders an inquest to determine the cause and circumstances of any death involving a law enforcement officer.
Contractor recommended for construction of King County Children and Family Justice Center
Howard S. Wright, a Balfour Beatty company, is the top-ranked design-build team for the $154 million contract to construct a child dependency and juvenile justice courthouse, juvenile detention center, and 360-stall parking garage.
Executive brings ‘Best Starts for Kids’ to White House Summit on Early Learning
At the White House Summit for Early Education, Executive Constantine shared ideas about expanding opportunities for children and young people and introduced participants to Best Starts for Kids, his plan to ensure that every child in King County has the opportunity to reach his or her full potential in life.