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Regional Policy Committee Sends Regional Homelessness Authority Legislation to Full Council

A modified proposal heads to the full King County Council for a possible vote on Wednesday, December 11.

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Expansive Climate Change Legislation Proposed for County

Three members of the King County Council introduced proposals to expand King County's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help other cities do the same.

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Renters' Commission to be Established

King County renters will soon have a stronger voice with elected leaders and county departments. The King County Council on Wednesday approved an ordinance to establish a King County Renters’ Commission.

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Council News:


Regional Homelessness Agency Clears First Crucial Vote, Headed for Full Council Next Week
Efforts to create a joint regional homelessness authority moved ahead Thursday when a proposal cleared the Regional Policy Committee.


Council Vice Chair Balducci Issues Statement on Passage of Winery Code Update
The King County Council on Wednesday approved legislation that redefines the rules around wineries, distilleries and breweries in unincorporated King County.


Government Accountability and Oversight Committee to Revisit Courthouse Security
A key council committee will hear new testimony regarding security outside the King County Courthouse in the wake of a recent attack on the street outside the building.


Statement from Council Chair Dembowski on Superior Court’s closure of Third Avenue entrance to King County Courthouse
Council Chair Rod Dembowksi issued a statement on Monday following plans by the Superior Court to close the Third Avenue entrance to the courthouse over safety concerns.


$450 Million Supplemental County Budget Approved by Council
King County supplemental $450 million budget prioritizes investments for County’s most vulnerable residents and funds critical programs across the county.

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