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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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    New 12-week parental leave policy

    Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr., in coordination with the Women’s Foundation, announced today the most progressive paid parental leave policy for public employees in the State of Missouri. Read on...
  2. Jackson County COVID-19 Resource and Recovery Information

    Information on resource and recovery of COVID-19 in Jackson County. Read on...
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    Jackson County Executive statement on Rep. Joe Runions Act

    Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. commends the members of the County Legislature for approving more than $4.5 million for the Runions Act, his emergency funding proposal to combat the toll of COVID-19 on our community. Additional Info...
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    Jackson County Executive statement on Rep. Joe Runions Act

    Jackson County Executive Frank White, Jr. commends the members of the County Legislature for approving more than $4.5 million for the Runions Act, his emergency funding proposal to combat the toll of COVID-19 on our community. Additional Info...
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    Women in Jackson County Lead in the Legislature

    Sunday, March 8 is International Women’s Day around the world. The theme is #EachforEqual. On the Jackson County Legislature, three women legislators lead and serve their community simultaneously, and stand for #EachforEqual in very different ways. Additional Info...
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