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King County Executive
Dow Constantine


March

29
MAR

King County Executive Dow Constantine remembers Cheryl Chow
Longtime civic leader dies of brain cancer at age 66

28
MAR

Life-saving regional EMS/Medic One system would be sustained by levy proposal
Today, King County Executive Dow Constantine transmitted an ordinance to the King County Council that would reauthorize funding, with voter approval, for the world-class King County Medic One/EMS system for the next six years.

21
MAR

Executive Constantine reaches agreement to conserve largest piece of unprotected forestland remaining in King County
King County Executive Dow Constantine today said he has reached an agreement to permanently protect the 43,000 acres of the White River Forest east of Enumclaw from development.

20
MAR

Hundreds attend first ever regional conference on emergency and disaster planning for vulnerable populations
Emergency planners and community providers from King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties gather to share tools and develop processes for serving those most in need

20
MAR

Seattle, King County receive more than $21 million in federal homeless assistance grants
Federal homeless assistance funds totaling more than $21.2 million have been awarded to the City of Seattle and King County for 2013-2014, making it possible to continue to provide a range of housing and supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

19
MAR

National award for King County’s innovative management practices
Performance management strategist recognized for leadership

18
MAR

County Council approves proposed settlement with public defense employees
Dolan agreement confirms transition of public defenders to County employment, with retirement and benefits

16
MAR

Executive Constantine mourns passing of Governor Booth Gardner
Washington state has lost a great leader, and its people have lost a great friend with the passing of Governor Booth Gardner.

11
MAR

Coalition of business and civic leaders call on Legislature for both local and statewide transportation funding to "Keep King County Moving"
"Without the authority for local transportation funding, Washington will lose our hard-earned economic advantage," says King County Executive Dow Constantine

8
MAR

Inquest ordered into fatal police shooting of Seattle man at Central Area nightclub
Fact-finding hearing is routine to determine causes and circumstances of any death involving a member of law enforcement while in performance of duties

1
MAR

King County's work to contain cost of employee health care wins award from Seattle Business magazine
"King County saves money, saves lives," says magazine in awarding its 2013 Leaders in Health Care award for best Wellness Program

King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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