Prosecutor Claims Jefferson City Won't be Left in the Lurch

9 years 3 months 2 days ago Tuesday, December 28 2010 Dec 28, 2010 Tuesday, December 28, 2010 7:01:37 PM CST December 28, 2010 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - Dan Green will finish his final meeting as Jefferson City Prosecuting Attorney on Wednesday. Green, who's been attorney for 13 years will hand over the reigns to Donna White who was Jefferson City's Associate City Counselor from 1996-2001. Green will become a new Cole County Circuit Court judge at the start of the year. As for his old city job, he claims it will be in good hands.

"I'm extremely confident that she can do a good job," Green said. "She actually was assistant city counselor when I became city prosecutor, and I have every confidence that she will serve the people of Jefferson City very well, in what I think the short time she will be there."   

White could not be happier with getting the job. She says it will help get her mind off struggles she's faced since the past Spring.

"My husband passed away in May, and so now I need to move on and do some new things," White said. "I don't have him to worry about. I'm very pleased that he's not suffering anymore. I'm sure that he would want me to go on because he knows the kind of person I am."

White starts her interim job January 3rd and will only hold it until April because she will not seek election for the permanent job.

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