King County 2019-2020 budget approved by Council  

King County Executive Dow Constantine’s proposed 2019-20 budget was approved by County Councilmembers Tuesday, Nov. 13. 

“I thank members of the King County Council for their careful review of my proposed 2019-2020 budget, and for supporting our shared priorities. For an environment in crisis – I proposed and we are funding real solutions to restore and protect natural habitat. For the homeless – shelter and services that lead to a better life.  

“For the hundreds of thousands of commuters – expanding Metro and deploying innovations to make transit work even better. For those who are not sharing in our current prosperity – restructuring training and employment programs. As part of our award-winning continuous improvement efforts – reforming County government and delivering maximum General Fund and Metro reserves. All of this is in service to our commitment that every person in King County will have the opportunity to fulfill their potential, and contribute to the community.”

Read more in the official press release.