King County Executive
Executive Constantine honors ‘the stewards of our shared history’ with John D. Spellman Awards
Executive Constantine honored recipients of this year’s John D. Spellman Awards for historic preservation, including the city of Kirkland’s effort to protect buildings surrounded by new development.
Celebrate New Year’s with free rides on Metro
Metro will usher in 2018 with free rides for all customers on New Year’s Eve. People celebrating or working late will also be able to take the Seattle Streetcar for free, and Sound Transit Link light rail will be extending service.
Executive Constantine: Devastating Amtrak derailment has caused pain and concern throughout our region
King County Executive Dow Constantine today issued the following statement following the Amtrak train derailment in DuPont.
A new King County initiative prevented more than 3,000 people from becoming homeless in 2017
The first Best Starts for Kids initiative launched by Executive Constantine has prevented more than 3,000 people in 1,024 households from becoming homeless in its first year.
Executive convenes task force to review police shooting inquests
King County Executive Dow Constantine announced the creation of a 6-person King County Inquest Process Review Committee to review and re-examine the public fact-finding forum to investigate the circumstances surrounding law enforcement shooting deaths.
Regional leaders announce 'One Table' – a community approach to homelessness and affordability
Executive Constantine, Mayor Durkan, and Mayor Backus announced a regional approach to the homelessness and affordability crisis. Elected officials, business leaders, local philanthropists, service providers and others will synchronize a county-wide community response that sets outcomes and develops innovative solutions.