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

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 21, 2020


JOB REPORT

Governor Kelly announced that under her administration Kansas has closed:

157 economic development projects worth $2,816,003,524 in capital investment and created 16,148 jobs


Governor Kelly Discusses Keeping Kansans Healthy and Kansas’s Economy Open for Business at 2020 County Health Rankings

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  • “But regardless of political consequences, I will continue advocating for the strategy that will best keep Kansans healthy, and keep our economy open for business and our schools open for learning.

Press:

Topeka Capital-Journal

WIBW


Governor Kelly Honors Kansas Gold Star Families

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  • “Our country has fitting tributes to the members of our military who answer the call of duty, put service above self, and the many who have made the ultimate sacrifice. But the loved ones our fallen servicemembers leave behind – our Gold Star Families – have endured the loss of these brave men and women, often without the recognition they deserve. This new monument is an appropriate honor for their courage and resilience.”

Press:

WIBW


Governor Kelly Proclaims September 22nd as National Voter Registration Day in Kansas

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  • “Opportunities for in-person voting registration are among the many normal routines that have become more difficult as a result of COVID-19,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “But an active and engaged citizenry is critical to the success of our democracy on any level. We must do all we can to protect and expand Kansans’ voting rights and encourage all people – particularly young people – to vote in November and beyond.”

Press:

WIBW

KSHB


Governor Kelly Provides Words of Wisdom for Women Leaders

  • “While the pandemic and the past several months have brought immense challenges, it has also made it clear what we’ve known all along: Despite being historically excluded from leadership positions, women are natural leaders.”

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Governor Kelly Kicks Off United Way Nancy Perry Day of Caring

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  • “However volunteers choose to give back today – whether it’s painting a house, writing notes of encouragement, or entering data – please know that these efforts make our families, our neighborhoods, our city, and our state stronger.”

Press:

KSNT

WIBW 

 

ICYMI

WIBW News

KSHB


Kansas Reflector 

The Topeka Capital-Journal 

Kansas Reflector

WIBW

Kansas Reflector