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August

30
AUG

White Center Storefront Officer restored under proposal for gang violence intervention and prevention
The growth of gang violence in South King County will be targeted by a coordinated King County response of suppression, intervention, and prevention funded with $1.4 million from the Criminal Justice Reserve, under a proposal by King County Executive Dow Constantine developed in collaboration with Metropolitan King County Councilmembers and criminal justice leaders.

30
AUG

County leaders unite on anti-gang violence initiative
Criminal justice reserves to fund seven programs that address gang issues and can be implemented quickly.

23
AUG

County leaders affirm commitment to keep kids and communities safe in wake of gang violence
At the Metropolitan King County Council’s Law, Justice, Health and Human Services Committee meeting today, the Council heard from the Prosecutor and police officials about emerging gang violence issues in King County.

15
AUG

Council adopts transit funding plan that includes efficiencies, Congestion Reduction Charge
Alternate transit services, elimination of downtown Seattle Ride Free Area part of plan to maintain current transit service levels

12
AUG

Hague and Lambert reach breakthrough agreement with County Executive to fund transit
New legislation advances Metro reforms while preserving Eastside service

2
AUG

Dunn and Phillips call for response to gang violence
Request Executive to submit plan for additional law enforcement resources

1
AUG

Video Voters Guide for August primary now available on King County TV
King County and Seattle editions will run through August 16 postmark date for mail-in ballots

Contact the Council
Main phone:
206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
Fax:
206-296-0198