For many this is a welcomed sign of a cultural shift, changing demographics and progress for a suburban enclave.
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"June 19 is now recognized as a standard, fixed holiday for Johnson County government workers starting next year and all subsequent years."
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JOHNSON COUNTY, KS (KCTV) -- The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners on Thursday voted to recognize Juneteenth as an official observed holiday. The unanimous vote, 7-0, comes four months after President Joe Biden signed a bill designating June 19 as an observed federal holiday.