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

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    December 2017: Jeremiah Schroeder

    The compassion and leadership of Correction’s Lieutenant Jeremiah Schroeder helped relieve a little emotional anguish for the family of a terminally ill inmate. Read on...
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    Associate of the Month: November 2017

    Working with the Mid-America Regional Council, Information Technology Projects Coordinator Steve Sunarjo helped to bring together people from seven local governments for a common goal. Read on...
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    Corrections Department presents Toys to Kids

    Santa made a special appearance at the Jackson County Detention Center Thursday afternoon to hand out gifts to children who were visiting their incarcerated family members. Read on...
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    Associate of the Month: October 2017

    Those County Associates who are feeling healthier these days owe a debt of gratitude to Wellness Coordinator Jill Miller. Jill is the mastermind behind the Living Smarter Wellness Programs. Read on...
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    Construction Contract Awarded

    Construction on the Rock Island Shared Use Path is expected to begin within the next four weeks following the awarding of the contract to Radmacher Brothers Excavating of Pleasant Hill. Read on...
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  1. Jackson County Executive responds to Legislature’s veto overrides of three unlawful ordinances

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has issued the following statement after the Legislature’s veto overrides of ordinances 5061, 5062 and 5052. Read on...
  2. Jackson County Executive approves budget and vetoes unlawful ordinance

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has signed into law Ordinance 5052, the 2018 budget, with limited line-item vetoes. Read on...
  3. Jackson County Executive vetoes unlawful ordinance

    Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. has issued a veto of Ordinance 5061, his third veto this year. Read on...
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