Over the last several years, Kansas City, Kansas has seen new life and revitalization come into its neighborhoods. But while these neighborhoods are cleaner, safer, and more beautiful, a new problem has moved in: rising property taxes. And these taxes are taking a toll on our most vulnerable community members, such as disabled and elderly residents.
Courtrooms are no strangers to trauma. This includes the trauma many defendants experience throughout their lives, and the trauma they experience in court as they stand before a judge.
Firefighters race into a burning building knowing they will face extreme heat and possibly life-threatening, thick black smoke. It’s their occupational hazard.
But an unforeseen hazard lurks in the flames and smoke – the risk of cancer.