sports arena http://kuow.org en Ask King County Executive Dow Constantine http://kuow.org/post/ask-king-county-executive-dow-constantine <p>Seattle's arena deal took a major step forward this week as King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn signed legislation to commit $200 million in public money toward a new $490 million sports facility. That frees investor Chris Hansen to begin the hunt for an NBA franchise –&nbsp;just as a union representing Seattle longshore&nbsp;and warehouse workers says it will file a lawsuit to halt the deal. We'll ask Dow Constantine what's next for the arena and delve into his proposed county budget. Have a question for the King County Executive? Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:00:00 +0000 Steve Scher 1877 at http://kuow.org Ask King County Executive Dow Constantine