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Dow Constantine


October

28
OCT

Inquest ordered into fatal police shooting of gunman at Capitol Hill condominium
King County Executive Dow Constantine today ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting of Joel Reuter by Seattle police on July 5, 2013

25
OCT

State Supreme Court affirms King County’s use of wastewater ratepayer funds
The Washington State Supreme Court has upheld King County’s use of ratepayer funds to site the Brightwater Treatment Plant and pay for other environmental programs.

25
OCT

Public invited to direct priorities for King County government
The Strategic Plan will be refreshed in 2014, and right now a robust public engagement effort is underway to gather input from people that will help to guide the County’s priorities over the next five years.

20
OCT

King County Executive mourns the passing of former University of Washington football coach Don James
King County Executive Dow Constantine today mourned the passing of former University of Washington football coach Don James, known as the "Dawgfather"

18
OCT

King County Executive mourns the passing of former House Speaker Tom Foley
King County Executive Dow Constantine today mourned the passing of former Congressman and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Tom Foley.

9
OCT

King County Executive rips federal shutdown for halt to essential nutrition programs
Advance layoff notices were sent this morning to 82 King County employees who provide essential nutrition services for Women, Infants and Children, as a consequence of the continuing federal shutdown.

8
OCT

Inquest ordered into fatal police shooting of gunman at scene of four homicides in Federal Way
King County Executive Dow Constantine today ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting of Dennis Clark III by Federal Way police on April 21, 2013.

4
OCT

Executive Constantine enhances local services for unincorporated areas in 2014 proposed budget
King County Executive Dow Constantine has proposed a 2014 Budget that enhances funding for a range of local services for residents of unincorporated King County – including public safety, parks, and the environment.

3
OCT

Renton volunteers honored with Executive's Award for Community Preparedness
Renton Emergency Communication Service praised for emergency readiness and response

3
OCT

New report reveals progress in integrating Equity and Social Justice into delivery of King County services
While disparities of place, race and income still exist, King County has made significant progress toward creating a more inclusive and prosperous place for all by considering equity and social justice in the decisions that guide delivery of County services, according to a new report released today by King County Executive Dow Constantine.

1
OCT

Second half of 2013 property taxes due October 31
King County offers secure and convenient online payment system

1
OCT

Gov. Jay Inslee and King County Executive Dow Constantine celebrate opening of enrollment in Washington’s Health Exchange at Carolyn Downs Family Clinic
Today, Gov. Jay Inslee and King County Executive Dow Constantine met some of the first people to get in line for health coverage through Washington Healthplanfinder.

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