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Public Information Officer

Marshanna Hester, MHester@jacksongov.org • Office (816) 881-1391 • Cell (816) 878-1930 • Current News Releases & Media Advisories 

  1. Opioid Summit

    2017 Missouri Regional Opioid Summit – Kansas City Region

    November 9, 2017 Nearly 300 attendees gathered for the 2017 Missouri Regional Opioid Summit – Kansas City Region at the Kansas City Regional Police Academy on Thursday. Read on...
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    Jackson County donates $18,000

    The 2nd Annual Frank White, Jr., Invitational Golf Tournament raised $18,000 making it possible for Jackson County to donate $9,000 each to the Veterans Community Project and Sleepyhead Beds. Read on...
  3. County Executive Vetoes Unlawful Ordinance

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has issued a veto of Ordinance 5038, his second veto in less than a week. Read on...
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    Rock Island Corridor Awarded by MARC

    The Rock Island Corridor has been selected as a Green Infrastructure Playbook project by MARC and is receiving free technical assistance from a consultant team that includes BNIM, Biohabitats, BikeWalkKC and Parson and Associates. Read on...
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    Little Blue Trace Extension Opens

    A group of bikers and hikers had perfect weather as they got their first chance to experience the new Little Blue Trace Trail Extension Thursday morning. Read on...
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  1. Jackson County Executive announces Jail Task Force

    As a part of ongoing efforts to improve the Jackson County Detention Center, Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. today announced members of a Jail Task Force and its mission at the Jackson County Courthouse in downtown Kansas City. Read on...
  2. Jackson County Executive to announce Jail Task Force

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. will hold a press conference to announce a Jail Task Force and explain its mission concerning the current and future of the Jackson County Detention Center. Media is invited to attend. Read on...
  3. Jackson County co-hosts Missouri Regional Opioid Summit

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The growing opioid epidemic will be the topic of discussion on Thursday, Nov. 9 at an event that brings together local authorities with state entities and officials. Read on...
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