WEEK OF AUGUST 17, 2020


Until the Senate Acts, Governor Kelly Ensures Kansans Can’t Lose Homes and Businesses by Banning Evictions 

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  • “COVID-19 remains a threat in our communities and is creating challenges for businesses and employees alike,” Governor Kelly said. “Kansas families who miss mortgage or rent payments due to lost wages will need our support until the Senate extends unemployment assistance. I will continue to do everything I can to make sure the people in our state can stay in their homes and protect their businesses.”

Press

Kansas Reflector

The Topeka Capital-Journal

The Wichita Eagle

Associated Press


Governor Laura Kelly’s Administration Creates New $130 Million Fund to Help Businesses Access Financial Relief Amid COVID-19 Challenges

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  • “This is an opportunity to revitalize our economy and for businesses to receive some necessary relief,” said Governor Laura Kelly. “I strongly encourage business owners to apply as soon as possible if they are eligible.”

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KSN  

WIBW

Salina Post


Governor Laura Kelly Praises Kansas’ Agriculture Industry, Recognizes Hard Work During Virtual Ag Summit 

  • “I have seen Kansans across our state demonstrate incredible resilience and compassion during this pandemic, and none more so than our agriculture workers,” Governor Kelly said. “Kansas farmers, ranchers, meat processing plant workers, and other members of the agricultural community adapted quickly to successfully maintain the food supply chain and continue to feed our state, our nation, and the world.”

Press:

KSN  

KSN


Governor Kelly Celebrates Centennial Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote, Shares Kansas’ Progressive History as Leaders in the Women’s Rights Movement

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  • “As we reflect on the struggles we have overcome in the fight for progress and equality, it’s worth pausing and appreciating the history we have made this year at the ballot box,” Governor Kelly said.

Governor Laura Kelly’s Commission on Racial Equity and Justice Discusses Meaningful Next Steps to Promote Equality and Diversity in Kansas

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  • “I’d like to thank the members of my Commission on Racial Equity and Justice for their hard work and continued discussions on how we can create meaningful change in Kansas that will promote equality and diversity,” Governor Kelly said.

Press:

Kansas Reflector  


ICYMI:

The Topeka Capital-Journal

The Wichita Eagle

The Wichita Eagle

The Wichita Eagle