King County Executive
Inmate of King County Jail dies at Harborview Medical Center
A Seattle woman who was being held at the King County Jail died Monday at Harborview Medical Center, after being found in medical distress in her cell.
First-ever Startup Weekend focuses on improving government services
The City of Seattle, King County, and the State of Washington are sponsoring the first Startup Weekend focused on government--and you don't have to be a developer to participate and share ideas.
King County maintains strong credit ratings ahead of bond sale for clean-water projects
Two national credit ratings agencies affirmed King County’s solid credit ratings ahead of a planned sale of two series of bonds totaling approximately $150 million that will support vital sewer improvement projects to protect public health, the environment, and support economic growth.
King County and Seattle receive nearly $1 million more in federal homeless assistance grants
The City of Seattle and King County have been awarded $968,902 in new funds to support the operating costs for three homeless housing projects in Seattle, bringing the total amount awarded to our region for 2012 federal homeless assistance awards to well over $22 million. King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn announced the local McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Awards following the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announcement of nationwide awards.
Civic-minded residents invited to apply for appointment to King County Board of Ethics
King County residents with an interest in law and ethics are invited to apply for an open position on the King County Board of Ethics. The appointee will serve a three-year term on the five-member citizen advisory board.
Constantine condemns State Senate meltdown
King County Executive Dow Constantine today expressed grave concern over the Republican-led budget proposal adopted in the early hours of this morning in the state Senate.
Constantine salutes Norm Dicks for being Washington state’s champion
King County Executive Dow Constantine today released the following statement regarding the announcement of Rep. Norm Dicks that he will not see re-election to the United States House of Representatives:
Community Service Centers open for "Passport Day in the USA"
King County is partnering with the U.S Department of State to help residents apply for their passport. Four King County Community Service Centers will be open on Saturday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for “Passport Day in the USA.” This special event will help residents who might not otherwise be able to apply for a passport in person during standard workday hours.