King County Executive
Executive Constantine launches new initiatives that will create safer, healthier schools and neighborhoods throughout King County
King County will make it easier for kids to eat healthy, exercise and avoid harmful substances with the help of local nonprofits that successfully competed for Best Starts for Kids funding. Executive Constantine also announced that King County will open three new School-Based Health Centers this fall.
Executive Constantine thanks state House for passing key funding for local homelessness efforts
King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement on the passage of HB 1570
Renewing King County’s commitment to veterans and helping the region's growing senior population
The voter-approved Veterans and Human Services Levy has connected hundreds of thousands of King County’s veterans and vulnerable individuals and families with housing, employment, treatment and medical and mental health care. The levy will expire on Dec. 31. Executive Constantine’s proposal to replace the levy will increase the county’s capacity to serve veterans and vulnerable populations, and add new services to help the region’s rapidly growing senior population.
New state law enacts recommendations from King County task force to help cities and counties confront the opiate crisis
Gov. Jay Inslee today signed a bill that will enact several recommendations made by the King County Heroin and Opioid Task Force that will help cities and counties across the state confront the epidemic. It will help cities and counties lower barriers to treatment and reduce wait lists for opioid treatment.
Affordable Care Act repeal: Bad policy that weakens health care in King County
An analysis of the American Health Care Act passed by House Republicans would cut federal support to states and individuals, unraveling the most popular and successful aspects of the current law, according to Public Health – Seattle & King County. The legislation puts more than 200,000 King County residents at risk of losing their health care.
Executive thanks County Council for giving voters the opportunity to increase access to local arts, science and culture
King County Executive Dow Constantine today released the following statement after the King County Council voted to put Access for All -- an initiative that will make it possible for all residents to experience the region’s rich art, science and heritage offerings -- on the August ballot.
Executive's tribute to Gov. Mike Lowry: He was a steadfast champion of the people
King County Executive Dow Constantine issued the following tribute to former Gov. Mike Lowry.