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Innovative Online Tool Guides Kansas Job Seekers

An innovative online tool created and launched by Kansas labor and commerce officials aims to get Kansans to work in the highest paying and most in demand jobs. From accountants, to nurses, to aerospace engineers—the Kansas Career Navigator (www.kscareernav.gov) gives...

New Child Support Evaders Website Successful on the First Day

One day following the introduction of the Child Support Evaders webpage, the Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) received a tip, investigated, and located Non-Custodial Parent B. Wilson. The tip was provided through the Evader’s webpage where the...

 Governor Colyer Unveils Child Support Evaders Initiative

Governor Jeff Colyer is pleased to announce a new initiative to increase child support collections for Kansas families and children. On Thursday, Gov. Colyer, along with Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) Secretary Gina Meier-Hummel and others unveiled...

Governor Jeff Colyer Nominates New KCC Commissioner

Governor Jeff Colyer today announced the nomination of Dwight Keen of Winfield to serve as a Commissioner on the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC). Keen replaces outgoing Commissioner, Pat Apple. “I am pleased to announce the nomination of Dwight Keen to serve on...

Governor Colyer Signs Six Bills into Law

Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. today signed the following bills into law: • Senate Bill 351: Enacts the Kansas Pharmacy Patients Fair Practices Act. • Senate Bill 369: Ensures Kansas Highway Patrol members appointed to the position of Major retain their previous...

New iKan Digital Platform Simplifies Vehicle Registration Renewals

Kansans can now renew their vehicle registration from the convenience of their mobile phone with the launch of the new State of Kansas iKan application, Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D., announced Thursday. The iKan platform is designed to allow users to interact with...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 18-11 Drought Declaration

EXECUTIVE ORDER 18-11 Drought Declaration WHEREAS, the Director of the Kansas Water Office has informed me, pursuant to K.S.A. 74-2608(d), of the drought conditions within the state; and WHEREAS, there is every indication that drought conditions are present across the...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 18-10 Governor’s Education Council

EXECUTIVE ORDER 18-10 Governor’s Education Council WHEREAS, Kansas is committed to continually improving and advancing educational opportunities for all its residents, as well as finding better and more improved ways of meeting the needs of individuals, families, and...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 18-09 Task Force to Address Substance Use Disorders

EXECUTIVE ORDER 18-09 Task Force to Address Substance Use Disorders WHEREAS, more than 42,000 Americans died from opioid and heroin overdoses in 2016, and 2 million Americans suffer from substance use disorders involving prescription drugs, and 591,000 suffer...

Governor Colyer Announces Tracey Mann of Salina as Lieutenant Governor

Governor Jeff Colyer today announced the selection of Tracey Mann to serve as Kansas Lieutenant Governor. “I am pleased that Tracey has agreed to join our team as Lieutenant Governor”, said Colyer. “Tracey has been a leader on economic development and rural issues in...

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...

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