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Sanctuary Cities and Counties

Sanctuary Cities and Counties

What makes a jurisdiction a "sanctuary" city and why have some cities in Washington chosen to designate themselves as a sanctuary?

In Focus

King County to Open Safe Injection Sites for Opioids The nation’s first supervised drug injection sites will open in King County after County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray approved recommendations by their joint Heroin and Prescription Opiate Addiction Task Force. More from NACo's County News. February 24, 2017

Tools and Resources

Credit Card Use and Acceptance

This page provides examples of credit card policies and procedures adopted by local governments in Washington State.


Annual Financial Reporting Checklists

These checklists can help local governments submit an error-free report to the State Auditor's Office by the May 30th deadline. Includes specialized lists for citites/towns/counties and special purpose districts.