King County Executive
A King County initiative prevented more than 4,000 people from becoming homeless in its first year
The first initiative funded by Best Starts for Kids prevented more than 4,000 people – including 2,400 children and teenagers – from becoming homeless in its first year. Researchers at MIT and Notre Dame are now studying King County's approach as a potential model for effective homelessness prevention.
Executive Constantine: Join us for a full dialogue as we do the difficult work of reducing the number of youth in detention
King County Executive Dow Constantine today issued the following statement in response to protesters who are at the construction site of the Children and Family Justice Center.
Executive Constantine encourages United Bid Committee to select Seattle as a host city for the 2026 World Cup
King County Executive Dow Constantine today issued the following statement after Seattle was selected as a potential host city for the 2026 World Cup by the United Bid Committee, a group representing the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
King County scorecard on legislative session: progress made on key priorities
The end of the 2018 legislative session marks one of the most productive years in recent history, with progress on issues ranging from voter rights, homelessness, justice and legal reform, protecting reproductive rights, and stabilizing community behavioral health.
Executive Constantine announces new partnerships to bring housing and hope to those leaving homelessness
King County Executive Dow Constantine announced partnerships to help people and families leave homelessness. By providing Harbor Island warehouse space to the BLOCK Project and Humble Design, King County makes it possible to stage, store, construct, and furnish homes for people beginning new lives.
A major King County infrastructure project will protect the Duwamish River from stormwater pollution for the next century
Executive Constantine kicked off a major King County infrastructure project in Georgetown that will treat up to 70 million gallons of polluted stormwater that currently flows into Duwamish River during severe rainstorms. King County successfully competed for low-interest federal loans that will cover nearly half of the construction costs.