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Dow Constantine


Statement from the office of the King County Executive on postponement of Council decision on Congestion Reduction Charge

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The County Council is still working on this issue, and the Executive appreciates the willingness of Councilmembers to take more time to carefully consider the merits.

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On behalf of the King County Executive, his Director of Communications, Frank Abe, tonight commented on postponement by the Metropolitan King County Council on a decision on the Congestion Reduction Charge until August 15:

The County Council is still working on this issue, and the Executive appreciates the willingness of Councilmembers to take more time to carefully consider the merits.

Clearly the hundreds who turned out to speak with one voice for a rescue of Metro bus service made a difference, and we thank them for their passion and commitment.

The Executive looks forward to working with the Council toward an outcome that preserves transit, keeps people moving and helps get our regional economy back on track.

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King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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