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Governor Jeff Colyer’s Joint Address

Mr. Speaker, Madam President, colleagues, honored leaders of our Tribal nations, friends, my fellow Kansans, it is an honor to stand before you today as Governor. Please let me begin by formally introducing the new First Lady, and most importantly, the love of my...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 18-08: Creation of Open Meetings Notice Website

Topeka—Governor Jeff Colyer issued an Executive Order calling for the creation of an open meetings notice website where all meetings can be posted in a centralized location allowing the public to more easily access information on public meetings. The full text of the...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 18-07: Evaluating and Measuring Government Performance

Topeka—Governor Jeff Colyer issues Executive Order requiring agencies in the executive branch to evaluate and measure key government performance metrics. Full text of the order is below: EXECUTIVE ORDER 18-07 Evaluating and Measuring Government Performance WHEREAS,...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 18-05: Open Records Copy Charges

Topeka--Governor Jeff Colyer issues Executive Order regarding a change to charging for copies of open records. The full text of the order is below: EXECUTIVE ORDER 18-05 Open Records Copy Charges WHEREAS, the public has a strong interest in openness and transparency...

Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. Gives Joint Address to Kansas Legislature

Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. Gives Joint Address to Kansas Legislature Topeka- Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. today delivered an address to a joint session of the Kansas Legislature.  Governor Colyer laid out key tenets of his agenda as the new Governor, including his plans...

Jeff Colyer, M.D. Sworn in as 47th Governor of the State of Kansas

Topeka - Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. was sworn in as the 47th governor of Kansas at 3 p.m. today in the Capitol rotunda in Topeka, accompanied by First Lady Ruth Colyer and their daughters, Serena and Dominique. Governor Colyer attended mass in Hays this morning with...

Recent Actions by the Courts

Actions taken in three courts this week – one in Washington D.C. and two in Kansas – dramatically demonstrate the influence these courts wield over the lives of all Americans. These politically driven rulings further highlight the importance of how our judges are...

An Update on Budget and Tax Policy

This week, the legislature joined us again in Topeka to close out the legislative session. The Governor’s budget and tax plan will be the centerpiece of discussion. As media coverage swirls around these topics, we want to help you better understand the issues by...

Kansas Water Office Drought Report August 10, 2012

The Kansas Water Office Drought Report for August 10, 2012 is now available on the KWO Website. A direct link is below: 2012 Kansas Drought Report and Summary Please contact Diane Coe at the Kansas Water Office (785) 296-3185 or diane.coe@kwo.ks.gov should you have...

Executive Order 12-05

EXECUTIVE ORDER 12-05 FOR REGIONAL EMERGENCIES Conditional and Temporary Relief from Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the force and effect of law under...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11-36

Conditional and Temporary Relief from Motor Carrier Rules and Regulations WHEREAS, K.S.A. 48-925(b) provides that the Governor may issue orders and proclamations which shall have the force and effect of law under subsection (b) of K.S.A. 48-924; and WHEREAS, on the...

Economic Development Strategic Plan

Click Here to download a copy of the Economic Development Strategic Plan or You may Click Here to view the Economic Development Strategic Plan...

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