Welcome to the weekly update from the Office of Governor Laura Kelly.

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 14, 2020

Governor Kelly Talks COVID-19 and Medicaid with Rural Hospital Administrators

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Press:

WIBW

Governor Laura Kelly Announces 78 New Jobs in Eudora

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“Manufacturing plays a large role in supporting our state’s economy,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “Modern Manufacturing will feel right at home in Kansas, and I’m glad we could help support this new project, which will create solid jobs for the region and state.”

Press:

Fox 4 KC

WIBW

Kansas City Business Journal

State Finance Council approves $290 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds for Child Supervision, Public Health, Other Essential Services

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“These funds will provide child supervision for parents with school-age children to ensure they can keep working, reduce evictions, and provide tools to help slow the spread of COVID-19,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “I commend the SPARK taskforce and the State Finance Council, who crafted and approved these recommendations that will strongly support Kansans’ health and keep our state on the path economic recovery.”    

Press:

Kansas Reflector

WIBW

KWCH

Governor Kelly Announces PPE Program for Kansas Businesses

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Apply for the PPE Business Stopgap Program here

“Under the new Business PPE Stopgap program, Kansas business owners experiencing delays in purchasing Personal Protective Equipment can apply to receive PPE from the state inventory, at no cost,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “Delivery can be expected within just a few days. I want to thank KDEM officials for helping our small business owners protect their employees and customers, and make sure they can stay open for business.”

Press:

KSN 

KSNT

Four States Homepage

Governor Laura Kelly Announces $500,000 Grant to Protect Historic Kansas Properties

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“Kansas is home to many historical and cultural sites that tell the story of our state and our country’s past,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “Thanks to the National Park Service and the Kansas Historical Society, we can be assured that markers that are part of our history will be protected for future generations to learn from and enjoy.”

Press:

WIBW

KOAM

ICYMI

The Kansas City Star

Association of Equipment Manufacturers

Fox 4 KC

The Wichita Eagle

KSHB