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caption: King County Executive Dow Constantine speaks at a media briefing on the region's COVID-19 outbreak, Wednesday, March 4, 2020.
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King County Executive Dow Constantine speaks at a media briefing on the region's COVID-19 outbreak, Wednesday, March 4, 2020.
Credit: Public Health Seattle-King County

Your selfishness doesn’t trump my right to be safe, says county executive

The tension some see between liberty to flout the stay at home order and the life that compliance would protect. One Republican lawmaker’s contradictory reasoning. The state attorney general on measures he’s implementing to protect Washingtonians. And a surgeon about how coronavirus has changed his ORs.

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Dow Constantine 4.21

King County Executive Dow Constantine joined Bill Radke from his home in West Seattle – which is farther than normal from the rest of us, these days. They spoke about protections for Metro workers, that fateful March 7th Sounders game, and the protests against the stay at home measures that were joined by some Washington lawmakers.

Ann Rivers on coronavirus unrest

One of those Republican lawmakers pushing to reopen Washington for business is State Senator Ann Rivers. She explained her priorities and concerns.

Ferguson on price gouging, rent hikes

From price gouging to rent hikes, there’s a lot of shady and potentially illegal profiteering going on during this pandemic. As the state’s top cop, Attorney General Bob Ferguson has a lot of enforcement on his hands.

Voices of the Pandemic: Amer Nassar

Today on Voices of the Pandemic, we hear from general surgery chief resident Amer Nassar about how his routine has changed since the implementation of new protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19.