Quick slice of life and what might be a reason to renew the e-tax according to some of our irascible readers.
Here's the word . . .
"So KC is paying $1.25 MILLION to help the homeless but we don't see any help from other metro cities. In particular, Johnson County is putting their people out into the cold despite a growing homeless population in that community. Somebody needs to call them out for their selfishness in a time of crisis. Some of us can remember when cops in JoCo used to dump the homeless off in KCMO. Thankfully more cameras on streets have stopped that kind of practice. Now they're just shutting the doors on the helpless. Shame on them."
Here's just a bit of headline confirmation from a local blog with most of its content shut down behind a paywall . . .
Johnson County warming centers limited due to COVID-19 - here are more resources to stay safe this winter
As temperatures are expected to drop to the negatives over the next few days, homeless and housing insecure Johnson Countians may be looking for a place to warm up. And that could be complicated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.