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Governor Kelly Announces Rural Road Safety Awareness Week 

Governor Kelly Announces Rural Road Safety Awareness Week 

Governor Kelly Announces Rural Road Safety Awareness Week  TOPEKA – According to the Kansas Department of Transportation statistics, 242 people lost their lives in rural road crashes across the state compared to 143 urban traffic fatalities last year. This accounts...

Governor Kelly Announces Staff Change

Governor Kelly Announces Staff Change

Governor Kelly Announces Staff Change TOPEKA –  Governor Laura Kelly announced today Ana Nixon has joined the Kelly Administration to serve as communications director. “I am confident that Ana’s skills and leadership experience will make her an invaluable part of my...

Governor Kelly Announces Administration Appointments

Governor Kelly Announces Administration Appointments

Governor Kelly Announces Administration Appointments TOPEKA— Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced 7 appointments to the following state boards.  Washburn University Board of Regents Purpose: To manage property, estate, and funds given, transferred, and pledged to the...

Governor Kelly Announces Nearly $45.3M for Infrastructure Projects

Governor Kelly Announces Nearly $45.3M for Infrastructure Projects

Governor Kelly Announces Nearly $45.3M for Infrastructure Projects TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly announced today that four Kansas infrastructure projects are receiving nearly $45.3 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Rebuilding American Infrastructure...

Governor Kelly Announces $8.6M Awarded to Cost Share Program Projects

Governor Kelly Announces $8.6M Awarded to Cost Share Program Projects

Governor Kelly Announces $8.6M Awarded to Cost Share Program Projects EDWARDSVILLE – Governor Laura Kelly and Transportation Secretary Calvin Reed today announced that $8.6 million will be awarded to 14 transportation construction projects through the Kansas...

Governor Kelly Announces Administration Appointments

Governor Kelly Announces Administration Appointments

Governor Kelly Announces Administration Appointments TOPEKA — Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced 12 appointments to the following state authority, committee, commissions, and board. Kansas Water Authority Purpose: To review plans for the development, management,...

Governor Kelly Signs Bill Providing Tax Cuts for All Kansans

Governor Kelly Signs Bill Providing Tax Cuts for All Kansans

Governor Kelly Signs Bill Providing Tax Cuts for All Kansans ~~ Gov. Kelly Also Signs Legislation Approving Economic Development Tool to Attract Professional Sports Teams to the State ~~ TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly announced today that she has signed Senate Bill 1,...

Governor Kelly Celebrates Juneteenth at the Statehouse

Governor Kelly Celebrates Juneteenth at the Statehouse

Governor Kelly Celebrates Juneteenth at the Statehouse ~~2024 Marks First Year as a State Holiday~~ TOPEKA — Governor Laura Kelly joined the Kansas African American Affairs Commission today to celebrate Juneteenth at the Statehouse. This marks the first year...

Governor Kelly Issues Special Session Proclamation

Governor Kelly Issues Special Session Proclamation

Governor Kelly Issues Special Session Proclamation TOPEKA — Today, Governor Laura Kelly issued the formal proclamation declaring that the Kansas Legislature reconvene for a special session next week to pass responsible, sustainable tax relief for all Kansans.  “When...

Kansas Earns Gold Shovel Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Kansas Earns Gold Shovel Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Kansas Earns Gold Shovel Award for Fourth Consecutive Year TOPEKA — Governor Laura Kelly announced today that Kansas has garnered Area Development magazine’s coveted Gold Shovel Award for the fourth year in a row. The latest accolade—without precedent in state...

Governor Kelly Announces Staff Change

Governor Kelly Announces Staff Change

Governor Kelly Announces Staff Change TOPEKA— Governor Laura Kelly today announced the promotion of Grace Hoge to Press Secretary. Hoge has been serving in the Kelly Administration as Communications Coordinator for the past 10 months. “Throughout her time in my...

Governor Kelly Announces Administration Appointments

Governor Kelly Announces Administration Appointments

Governor Kelly Announces Administration Appointments TOPEKA— Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced 4 appointments to the following state commission, association, and board.  Kansas Real Estate Commission Purpose: To receive applications for, and issue licenses to,...

Governor Kelly Announces Special Session of the Kansas Legislature

Governor Kelly Announces Special Session of the Kansas Legislature

Governor Kelly Announces Special Session of the Kansas Legislature TOPEKA— Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced that she will use her constitutional power under Article 1, Section 5 of the Kansas Constitution to reconvene the Kansas Legislature for a special session...

Governor Kelly Directs Flags be Flown at Half-Staff for Memorial Day

Governor Kelly Directs Flags be Flown at Half-Staff for Memorial Day

Governor Kelly Directs Flags be Flown at Half-Staff for Memorial Day TOPEKA – Today, in accordance with Executive Order #20-30, Governor Laura Kelly directed flags throughout the State of Kansas to be flown at half-staff from sunup until noon on Monday, May 27, 2024,...

Governor Kelly Announces $6.65M for Rural Road Safety Improvements

Governor Kelly Announces $6.65M for Rural Road Safety Improvements

Governor Kelly Announces $6.65M for Rural Road Safety Improvements TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today announced that $6.65 million in federal funds will go to 10 rural projects to increase the safety and efficiency of local roadways. The effort is part of the Kansas...

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