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Governor Laura Kelly Announces 490 New Jobs in Leawood, Kansas

Governor Laura Kelly Announces 490 New Jobs in Leawood, Kansas

Today, Governor Laura Kelly applauded the announcement of a major investment in Leawood from Torch.AI, a global leader in artificial intelligence and machine learning.The company will invest $45 million and create 490 high-paying, full-time...

Governor Laura Kelly Visits Boot Hill Museum in Dodge City

Governor Laura Kelly Visits Boot Hill Museum in Dodge City

Governor Kelly visited Boot Hill Museum today for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate their new expansion. Boot Hill received a STAR Bond to fund this project, which is expected to double museum attendance.While at Boot Hill, Governor Kelly was sworn in...

Governor Laura Kelly Proclaims Older Americans Month

Governor Laura Kelly Proclaims Older Americans Month

Today, Governor Kelly proclaimed the month of May 2021 as Older Americans Month to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Kansas’s older adults.“The last year has been challenging for all of us, but especially for our older Kansans,” said Governor...

Governor Laura Kelly Announces 247 New Jobs in Dodge City, Kansas

Governor Laura Kelly Announces 247 New Jobs in Dodge City, Kansas

Governor Laura Kelly today applauded the announcement from Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. of their plan to build a major production facility in Dodge City. The new $460 million investment is slated to create 247 new full-time jobs, with significant plans for...

Governor Laura Kelly Celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week

Governor Laura Kelly Celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week

Governor Laura Kelly today signed a proclamation celebrating travel and tourism as an economic driver, business recruitment tool, and an important element of state and community pride.“The travel and tourism industry are significant economic drivers in...

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Administration Appointments

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Administration Appointments

Governor Laura Kelly today announced appointments to Kansas state boards and commissions. Kansas Volunteer CommissionThe Kansas Volunteer Commission prepares a national service plan for the state; ensures outreach to diverse community-based agencies;...

Governor Laura Kelly Announces April Tax Receipts

Governor Laura Kelly Announces April Tax Receipts

Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced Kansas saw a $91.3 million, or 10.2%, growth over the estimated tax receipt with $982.4 million in total tax collections during the month of April. That is $404.3 million, or 69.9%, better than last year. This increase...

Governor Laura Kelly Signs Budget, Removes Certain Provisos

Governor Laura Kelly Signs Budget, Removes Certain Provisos

Governor Laura Kelly today signed House Bill 2007, the state budget for FY 2021 and FY 2022, which passed with bipartisan support. However, she line-item vetoed certain provisos resolved in existing legislation or that would be better addressed not in this...

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Administration Appointments

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Administration Appointments

Governor Laura Kelly today announced appointments to Kansas state boards and commissions. Board of Examiners in Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing InstrumentsThe purpose of this Board is to regulate the licensing of examiners and market of hearing aids.Dana...

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