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King County Executive
Dow Constantine


August

20
AUG

Metro will use a federal grant to test battery-powered, zero-emission buses
Executive Constantine is taking action to ensure Metro remains one of the greenest major transit agencies in the nation, authorizing Metro to test new battery-powered, zero-emission buses.

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Executive Constantine praises denial by state of Oregon of coal export permit
King County Executive Dow Constantine today praised a decision by the Oregon Department of State Lands to deny a key permit request for a proposed coal export terminal.

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Executive announces structure for reduced-fare program for lower-income Metro bus riders
King County will implement a reduced fare program for lower-income Metro bus riders by March 2015. Metro will be the second major transit system in the nation to offer this type of fare.

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AUG

Executive Constantine calls on Legislature to meet responsibility for funding psychiatric bed space
King County Executive Dow Constantine today responded to the state Supreme Court ruling that ends the temporary boarding of psychiatric patients in hospital emergency rooms.

King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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