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Monday, September 22nd, 2014 @ 8:02PM

My Priorities as County Chair

As Chairman of the Johnson County Commission my priorities will continue to be: PUBLIC SAFETY – Sheriff’s Department, Med-Act Services and Fire District responsibilities are basic needs that must be properly funded. EDUCATION – The cornerstone of our county’s success has been the quality of our K-12 and higher education…

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Thursday, September 18th, 2014 @ 6:41PM

Steve Rose: Tough questions require real answers about the county’s fiscal situation

Steve Rose: Tough questions require real answers about the county’s fiscal situation Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/joco-opinion/article1377618.html#storylink=cpy     There are some tough questions that need to be asked about county government, and they require factual answers. It took a little digging, but here they are. The questions or statements are…

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Monday, July 21st, 2014 @ 4:30PM

 Committed to Excellence – Building a Community of Opportunity

None of us can see accurately into the future—but I am very optimistic for the future of Johnson County.  Recent economic data from the County Economic Research Institute show the following as of July 2014. PROMISING NUMBERS Johnson County Unemployment rate = 4.3% KC Metro=6.2%    US=6.1%  Kansas= 4.7 Retail sales…

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Sunday, February 9th, 2014 @ 12:01AM

Ed Eilert for County Chair

Like many Johnson Countians, Ed Eilert was raised in a small Kansas farming community. He attended Emporia State University receiving both a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and Masters degree in Business Education. Ed’s career started as a high school business teacher with his last year teaching at Shawnee Mission…

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