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Dow Constantine


November

30
NOV

Marriage licensing: what couples need to know for Dec. 6, 7, and 8
King County preparing to issue hundreds of marriage licenses when new law goes into effect

28
NOV

Follow marriage equality events on King County social media
Updates and info available on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and more

19
NOV

Executive Constantine extends condolences to the City of Enumclaw
King County Executive Dow Constantine extends condolences to the City of Enumclaw following the passing of Enumclaw City Councilmember Kevin Mahelona.

15
NOV

Executive Constantine establishes process to fill vacancy on King County Council
Candidates interested in filling the vacancy left by King County Councilmember Bob Ferguson’s election to statewide office should apply by Dec. 3 at 5:00 p.m., for vetting by a citizen advisory committee, under a process established today by King County Executive Dow Constantine.

15
NOV

Executive Constantine to sign first marriage licenses for same-sex couples at 12:01 a.m. on Dec. 6
King County to be the first in nation to enact marriage equality based on voter approval

14
NOV

County refinancing of Harborview building will save millions of dollars for UW Medicine
Lease payments for tenant at Patricia Bracelin Steel Building will be reduced by replacing old bonds

13
NOV

Executive Constantine congratulates Council on adoption of 2013-2014 King County budget
King County Executive Dow Constantine today congratulated the Metropolitan King County Council for the spirit of collaboration that led to its unanimous adoption of the 2013-2014 King County Budget.

9
NOV

Executive Constantine congratulates Jay Inslee on his election as Washington State Governor
My congratulations to Jay Inslee on his victory tonight in the Governor's race.

9
NOV

Executive Constantine and employee unions reach agreement on sustainable reform of employee healthcare
Agreement for 2014-2016 locks in cost trends at below-market rate for two-thirds of County employees, preventing budget swings in an unpredictable marketplace

8
NOV

Executive Constantine on defeat of proposed annexations in North Highline and West Hill
We acknowledge the decision of the residents of the North Highline and West Hill communities to remain in unincorporated King County for the immediate future. King County will continue to do its best to provide services to these areas within the resources available. The mandate of the state Growth Management Act remains unchanged--that urban areas should be in cities, which are in a better position to provide urban-level services.

8
NOV

Executive Constantine thanks voters for renewing Automated Fingerprint Identification System levy
King County Executive Dow Constantine today thanked voters for renewal of the Automated Fingerprint Identification System levy, or AFIS.

8
NOV

Executive Constantine congratulates Bob Ferguson on his election as state Attorney General
King County Executive Dow Constantine today congratulated Bob Ferguson on his election as state Attorney General, and outlined the process for filling the vacancy his election will create on the Metropolitan King County Council.

7
NOV

Executive Constantine thanks Washington voters for being among the first in the nation to approve marriage equality
King County Executive Dow Constantine today thanked Washington voters for approving Referendum 74:

King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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