King County Executive
Creating opportunities for young people who face systemic barriers to success
King County will partner with 10 community-based organizations to provide education, job training, mentoring, and other crucial resources and opportunities to young people who face systemic barriers to pursuing their goals.
Executive Constantine releases statement on passing of Gov. Spellman
King County Executive Constantine released the following statement on the passing of Gov. Spellman, who served as King County Executive from 1969 to 1981.
King County enrollment in ACA is surging – and still a few more days to sign up
Despite federal efforts to repeal and undermine the Affordable Care Act, local enrollment in the health insurance exchange is up by nearly 40 percent compared to last year. While time is running out for those who still need insurance, King County is offering many ways to get help before the Jan. 15 deadline.
Executive Constantine orders temporary halt to police shooting inquests
King County Executive Dow Constantine announced that all police shooting inquests will be put on hold while the Review Committee he convened last month considers potential reforms and submits its recommendations. In a separate decision, the King County District Court Presiding Judge will not be accepting new requests to conduct inquests.
Executive Constantine names Casey Sixkiller as Chief Operating Officer
King County Executive Dow Constantine today announced that Casey Sixkiller will serve as Chief Operating Officer, responsible for managing the departments and coordinating key policies among other duties.
Executive Constantine appoints five members to the Sound Transit Board committed to building a world-class regional transit system
Executive Constantine appointed five elected leaders to the Sound Transit Board of Directors who will bring a combination of experience and new ideas needed to meet the strong demand for high-capacity mass transit.