WEEK OF AUGUST 24, 2020



Governor Laura Kelly Announces $200,000 Empowering Health Grant for the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas

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  • “I want to thank the team at UnitedHealthcare for their generosity, which will benefit the Pittsburg community and Southeast Kansas for years to come,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “The Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas performs life-saving work in the Pittsburg community. My administration is committed to working with our local and federal partners to provide Kansans access to affordable, quality health care.”

Press

Fort Scott Biz 

Kansas Reflector 

The Joplin Globe 


Governor Laura Kelly to Apply for Lost Wages Assistance Program to Protect Unemployed Kansans

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  • “While I had hoped that United States Senate would return early from vacation and extend federal benefits, I could not sit by idly while many Kansans are still facing unemployment,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “This is far from a perfect solution, but we want to use every tool available to protect Kansans and our economy. I’m asking the Kansas Department of Labor to apply for the Lost Wages Assistance Program, which is the only available option for additional federal assistance at this time.”

Press

The Wichita Eagle                       

Kansas Reflector

KSHB


Governor Kelly Visits Thermo Fisher to Celebrate New Facility and Job Creation

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  • “I want to thank the Thermo Fisher team for its work in protecting our health and safety and helping Kansas tackle the many challenges brought on by COVID-19,” Governor Kelly said. “By significantly increasing the manufacturing capacity of this facility, Thermo Fisher will not only have a positive impact on public health but will help my administration as we work to rebuild our state’s fiscal foundation and make our economy stronger than it has ever been – not just returning to pre-pandemic conditions.”

Press

WIBW 

KSHB

Fort Scott Biz


 Governor Kelly Holds Discussion with Teachers and Health Care Professionals

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  • “I know a number of you have been working over the summer to prepare for the reopening of schools in whatever shape or form that takes,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “It’s a very impressive end product.”

Press

Kansas Reflector

KSN


Kelly Administration Creates COVID-19 Essential Worker Health Care Fund

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  • “The dedication and selflessness displayed by Kansas essential workers has been critical to our recovery efforts across the state in cities big and small and rural communities,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “They risk their health each and every day to help others and these funds make it possible for the state of Kansas to help cover expenses in the unfortunate cases when they contract COVID-19.”

Press

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas Reflector

Salina Post


ICYMI:

Kansas Reflector 

Joplin Globe 

Wyandotte Daily 

Kansas Reflector

KSN

KWCH

Kansas Reflector