The Overland Park Chamber of Commerce in February released the results of a major survey of Johnson County residents, measuring their feelings about the the amount of taxes we pay and the services we get.
Overwhelmingly, voters who responded to the survey said that they feel the level of taxes they pay is “about right” (70 percent of respondents), but that they would support tax increases for K-12 education (80 percent), aging infrastructure like sewers (70 percent) and roads and highways (67 percent).
Do you agree — would you support tax increases to fund education, infrastructure and roads?
(To the tune of Tupac Shakur’s “California Love”): Johnson County, knows how to budget. In the city (citayyyy), of PV. In the county (countayyy),
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