Progress often comes at the expense of people, here's more insight on a Courthouse effort that leaves low-income residents without many options.
Perspective . . .
Jackson County paid $7.05 million to purchase the property at 7000 E. U.S. Highway 40 from Park Holdings Inc., a real estate company based out of Wichita, Kansas. The purchase was approved unanimously by the Jackson County Legislature on July 12.
For the county, it’s a huge step toward its goal of building a larger facility to address overcrowding issues at its current jail — a problem that one study said has existed since the current facility opened in 1984.
But for Heart Mobile residents, it means uncertainty about the future.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
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