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Dow Constantine


September

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Human services agencies receive subsidized bus tickets from Metro Transit Incentive Program
Thanks to the generosity of King County residents, more than 95,000 subsidized bus tickets will be distributed to community human service agencies helping homeless persons in Seattle and King County as part of King County Metro’s Transit Incentive Program. These tickets make it possible to fulfill the requests received by King County last week from human service agencies serving the homeless to assist low-income riders for the remainder of the year.

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Inmate of King County Jail dies at Harborview Medical Center
A Seattle woman who was being held at the King County Jail died yesterday at Harborview Medical Center, after being found unconscious in her cell.

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Two King County organizations honored with Executive’s Award for Community Preparedness
Muckleshoot Indian Tribe and Wesley Homes Lea Hill senior community honored for efforts in emergency preparedness and response

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Executive Constantine balances budget and preserves services by achieving $60 million in efficiencies and introducing new Lean practices
With a reform agenda that has created $60 million of efficiencies and introduced Lean business practices, King County Executive Dow Constantine today proposed a balanced 2013/2014 budget that funds most County services at current levels, despite sharply limited growth in the economy.

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High credit ratings lead to lower borrowing costs for King County
Bond refinancing for transit improvements will help save more than $15 million

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King County Executive Dow Constantine remembers U. W. Professor David Olson
University of Washington Professor David Olson passed away due to a stroke on Saturday, September 15:

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County Executive recognizes People for Puget Sound on news it will cease operations this fall
King County Executive Dow Constantine today recognized People for Puget Sound upon word the long-time regional environmental advocacy organization intends to cease operations this fall.

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County Executive on agreement between members of Seattle City Council and investor Chris Hansen
King County Executive Dow Constantine issued the following statement in response to announcement of an agreement between members of the Seattle City Council and investor Chris Hansen on the memorandum of understanding for a proposed arena:

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King County launches regional Smart911 service
Voluntary, user-entered safety profiles can provide critical information to 9-1-1 centers and emergency responders when help is needed

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Executive names Betsy Jones to lead King County policy on health and human services
King County Executive Dow Constantine today appointed a leader in the design of innovative health and human service programs and policies to serve as his policy advisor on health and human potential. Betsy Jones is currently Director of Product Development for the Community Health Plan of Washington.

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Finalists announced for the Second Annual Executive’s Small Business Awards
King County Executive Dow Constantine – in partnership with award sponsors KeyBank, Microsoft Corporation, the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County, enterpriseSeattle, and the Small Business Partners for Prosperity – today named 21 finalists in seven categories for the second annual King County Executive’s Small Business Awards.

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Dow Constantine
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