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Brenda Hill • 816-881-1391 (o) • 816-878-1930 (c) • Current News Releases & Media Advisories
  1. Legislative Chairman

    Scott Burnett To Serve As 2017 Legislative Chair

    Announcing, "2017, here we go," Scott Burnett assumes the duties of Jackson County Legislative Chairman for the third time. He is in his fifth term as the 1st District County Legislator. > MORE
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  1. Constructing Futures

    A Fresh Start

    Two men who"paid the price" serving in prison are seeking a fresh start, while receiving crucial job-training as they remodel the latest Constructing Futures home. > MORE
  2. Children's Services Fund

    Jackson County Names Advisory Panel to Review Applications for Children’s Services Fund Board

    County Executive Frank White, Jr. appoints three-person advisory committee to review applications to serve on the first-ever board for the Children's Services Fund. The board will oversee the distribution of funding for social service programs for youths. > MORE
  3. Pink Ribbon Road Show

    Pink Ribbon Road Show 'Driving Breast Cancer To The Curb'

    County joins City, KCATA and Cancer Society to kick off the Pink Ribbon Road Show with a solidarity walk. More than 75 people particiated in this effort to "Drive Breast Cancer to the Curb." > MORE
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  1. Food Banks To Benefit From Chiefs Wager

    Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., and his counterpart from Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, make freely wager on Chiefs-Steelers' AFC playoff game to benefit local food banks. > MORE
  2. Jackson County Executive to Deliver 'Giving Tree' Donations to JobOne on Jan. 13

    Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., will deliver hundreds of gifts donated by County associates to JobOne in Grandview, MO on Friday, Jan. 13 starting at 9:30 a.m. > MORE
  3. County offices to be closed Jan. 16 in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    Jackson County offices, including the courthouses in Kansas City and Independence, will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. > MORE
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