King County Executive
Executive urges completion of major infrastructure to help position the region for economic recovery
King County Executive Dow Constantine today said continuing reforms to King County government and attention in the coming year to the infrastructure provided by government will help set a foundation for economic recovery and sustainable prosperity for the region as a whole.
2011 State of the County Address: Prosperity through partnership
“Working Together for One King County” means all of us, representing nearly 2 million people, in partnership, to create a shared and sustainable prosperity for all.
King County remembers Nisqually earthquake
Ten years ago, on February 28, 2001, the Nisqually Earthquake shook the Puget Sound region. The magnitude 6.8 tremor was one of the largest in Washington state history, and caused extensive damage throughout King County and the Western Washington region. In the decade since, King County has undertaken a number of projects designed to protect life and property the next time the earth moves.
King County Executive congratulates Boeing on $35 billion dollar tanker contract award
King County Executive Dow Constantine today congratulated Boeing on the award of a federal contract that will help the region’s economy take flight:
King County experiences strong population growth according to 2010 census results
King County is growing and has a diverse multitude of residents, based on data revealed yesterday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Many buses on snow routes, warming shelters open, some King County government agencies have delayed start
Although King County government as a whole is officially open, several departments affected by the weather conditions have announced delays for Thursday, February 24.
King County poised to be first in state to earn ‘e-Steward’ designation for responsible recycling of electronic waste
King County would become the first County in the state – and only the second in the nation – to formally ensure that all County agencies recycle electronic waste like computer monitors, TVs, and cell phones in an environmentally responsible manner, under legislation proposed today by King County Executive Dow Constantine.
New jobs and economic prosperity supported under proposed state bill to help draw more visitors and conventions to King County
Business, labor and arts leaders joined today in backing a bill requested by King County Executive Dow Constantine and introduced today in Olympia by State Rep. Tina Orwall to stimulate economic growth through support of programs that draw more tourists here.
King County exploring cost-neutral solutions for needed replacement of Youth Services Center
King County Executive Dow Constantine and Metropolitan King County Councilmember Bob Ferguson called today for a new approach in the on-going effort to replace the dilapidated Youth Services Center.
On eve of Super Bowl, King County Executive urges settlement in NFL labor dispute
On eve of Super Bowl, King County Executive urges settlement in NFL labor dispute.
King County awards $21.3 million countywide to create affordable and supportive housing projects
Creating housing opportunities for hundreds of local individuals and families in need, King County Executive Dow Constantine today announced $21.3 million in grants and loans to create nearly 500 units of affordable housing and fund permanent supportive housing development across the county.