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King County Executive
Dow Constantine


August

27
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Building a more resilient, sustainable, equitable King County: Executive Constantine announces regional strategy to confront climate change
As climate change exacerbates inequities and intensifies natural hazards, King County Executive Dow Constantine today announced his proposal for the 2020 Strategic Climate Action Plan, a five-year roadmap to cut greenhouse gas emissions by half, prepare the region for climate impacts, and elevate the voices of frontline communities.

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Free face masks available at King County Safeway locations; King County free mask event in Issaquah on Tuesday
King County has partnered with Safeway and United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Local 21 to distribute 750,000 free face masks at Safeway locations throughout King County starting today. King County will also host a free mask distribution event in Issaquah on Tuesday.

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King County dedicates $41 million to COVID-19 related rental assistance and eviction prevention
King County Executive Dow Constantine today announced over $41 million in funding for eviction prevention and rental assistance that will help up to 10,000 households experiencing COVID-related economic challenges remain safe and stable in their homes.

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Executive Constantine on the passing of Sen. Slade Gorton
King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement on the passing of Sen. Slade Gorton

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King County and City of Seattle distributing free face coverings in Rainier Beach on Aug. 20
Free face coverings will be available for King County residents on Thursday Aug. 20 in Rainier Beach in Seattle. During the drive-through event King County residents can receive 2 masks per person for up to six people per household or up to 12 masks per vehicle.

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King County awards COVID-19 relief grants to regional science organizations, arts and culture, and independent live music venues
King County provided $2 million in one-time grants to science, arts and culture organizations, and independent live music venues disrupted by COVID-19 across the region. The program is tailored to organizations that draw tourists and is designed to ease the economic burden of the pandemic while also increasing public health measures.

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Executive Constantine submits $87 million emergency COVID-19 budget for drive-through testing in South King County, housing, and childcare
King County Executive Dow Constantine today transmitted an emergency supplemental budget to the King County Council for the fourth time since the COVID-19 outbreak. The $87 million proposal includes funding for new test sites, housing, and arts organizations.

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King County distributing free face coverings in Renton on Aug. 11
Free face coverings will be available for King County residents on Tuesday Aug. 11 in Renton. During the drive-through event King County residents can receive 2 masks per person for up to six people per household or up to 12 masks per vehicle.

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King County distributing free face coverings in Bellevue on Aug. 4
Free face coverings will be available for King County residents on Tuesday Aug. 4 at the Eastgate Assessment and Recovery site in Bellevue. During the drive-through event King County residents can receive 2 masks per person for up to six people per household or up to 12 masks per vehicle.

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Dow Constantine
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