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King County Executive
Dow Constantine


February

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Executive Constantine welcomes release of federal cleanup plan for Lower Duwamish Waterway
King County Executive Dow Constantine today welcomed release of the Superfund cleanup proposal from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a means of sparking discussion about the cleanup process, and he urged people to get involved in shaping a final plan

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Executive Constantine on summary judgment of ILWU arena lawsuit
County and city remain "committed to carrying out our regulatory responsibilities and the required review of the project under the State Environmental Policy Act"

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Executive proposes replacing levies to keep King County Parks 'clean, safe and open'
Acting upon recommendations from a citizen task force, King County Executive Dow Constantine today sent the King County Council a proposed a six-year, $360 million Parks Levy for the August primary that would enable voters to replace two parks levies that will expire at the end of this year.

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Executive’s proposed model for public defense would deliver cost-effective services while maintaining excellence and independence
Proposal would implement transition of private-agency employees to public employment, as mandated under State Supreme Court ruling and tentative legal settlement

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Executive Constantine partners with other elected officials on campaign to enroll 180,000 uninsured in King County into affordable healthcare coverage
“Culture of coverage” aimed at full enrollment of uninsured who become eligible for subsidized healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act

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Executive Constantine thanks Senator Murray for support in initiative to connect military veterans to benefits they’ve earned
Federal coordination will aid regional outreach to King County’s 127,000 veterans and military personnel

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Executive Constantine congratulates Councilmember Rod Dembowski on his appointment to represent King County Council District One
“I congratulate Councilmember Rod Dembowski on his appointment as the new representative of King County Council District One."

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Executive Constantine congratulates REI President and CEO Sally Jewell on her nomination as U.S. Interior Secretary
“President Obama has made a wise decision in looking to our deep pool of talent in the Pacific Northwest, and nominating Sally Jewell as our next Secretary of the Interior."

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Executive Constantine launches campaign to enroll 180,000 uninsured in King County into affordable healthcare coverage
King County Executive Dow Constantine today initiated a countywide effort to make the most of federal healthcare reform and enroll 180,000 uninsured King County residents into affordable healthcare coverage.

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King County reaches ambitious goal of 50 percent renewable energy
King County has reached its goal of getting half of the energy it needs for operations from renewable energy sources, said King County Executive Dow Constantine today in his 2013 State of the County address.

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Executive Constantine creates regional initiative to connect military veterans and their families
Four of every ten veterans say they have little or no understanding of their benefits or how to access them. Increasing knowledge of those benefits, facilitating access to those services, and improving coordination across service systems are the goals of a new Regional Veterans Initiative unveiled today by King County Executive Dow Constantine.

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Executive Constantine directs Public Health to develop innovative local strategies for preventing gun violence in King County
King County Executive Dow Constantine today signed an executive order directing Public Health – Seattle & King County to develop innovative, data-driven local strategies for preventing gun violence in King County.

King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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