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King County Executive
Dow Constantine


July

27
JUL

Executive appoints Alex Fryer as new communications director
Alex Fryer, an award-winning former journalist and public affairs vice president, has been named the new communications director for King County Executive Dow Constantine. He begins his new position with the Executive Office on August 1.

20
JUL

Executive signs legislation to invest $87 million in workforce housing around transit stations
More than 1,000 units of affordable workforce housing will be created over the next five years around Sound Transit and King County Metro transit stations, with up to $87 million from the sale of bonds backed by future lodging tax revenues.

14
JUL

Executive on the passing of Ruth Woo: She helped shape the leaders who shaped our region
King County Executive Dow Constantine issued the following tribute after the passing of Ruth Woo, an influential leader in the Asian Pacific Islander community.

12
JUL

Executive’s statement on Puget Sound Energy’s Colstrip agreement with Sierra Club
Puget Sound Energy reached a settlement agreement with the Sierra Club establishing a firm timeline for shutting down two older coal-fired plants in Montana that provide electricity to customers in King County. Executive Constantine issued the following statement in support of that action.

8
JUL

Executive on Dallas shootings: This nation must come to grips with race, hate, guns, and a corrosive culture of violence
King County Executive Dow Constantine issued the following statement in response to the fatal shooting of Dallas police officers.

8
JUL

Executive's plan to support LGBT entrepreneurs praised by business leaders as a national model
Local and national business associations say Executive Constantine’s decision to make King County the largest county in the U.S. to track the number of contracts awarded to LGBT-owned small businesses will have a positive impact on the region’s economy, and predict other metropolitan regions across the nation will follow King County’s lead.

King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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