Of course we care about our suburban neighbors in much the same way that we continue to follow the career of hottie Jordan . . . Hoping discounts in glam life make her unexpectedly more accessible one day.
But I digress . . .
JoCo is an important part of the metro but we don't want to spend all day writing about it. So, we'll simply share/snark these notable recent headlines which all reveal that our suburban friends are becoming more "progressive" every day and despite the protestations of social media pundits, drunk uncles & housewives who dispute the political reality.
Check-itStatus Quo Unmasked?!?
The parents of a special needs child in the Blue Valley School District allege that the district allowing a COVID-19 state education policy to lapse, and encouraging students who aren't vaccinated against the virus to wear masks, "eviscerates" the family's right to provide informed consent.
TOPEKA, Kan. - Johnson County drivers support new toll lanes, according to a new survey through the Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Turnpike Authority. People who live in Johnson and Miami counties completed the survey in May. Here are some key takeaways from the survey: 54% of people living in Overland Park believe drivers who use U.S.
Po-Po Head Check Coming Soon
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Overland Park will need a mill levy increase in its 2022 budget to pay for police department improvements, including a Behavioral Health Unit. That was the recommendation from City Manager Bill Ebel, as Overland Park, like other cities, recovers from the hit to its revenues from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a news release from the city.
Stimmy Saves Lives
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - A Johnson County man has received unemployment benefits after the Missouri Department of Labor had denied his requests for months. Kevin Brown saw his first unemployment check at the end of May. "The first thing I said to myself is, 'Is this woman kidding me?'" Brown said.
Developing . . .