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Governor Laura Kelly Applauds Bell Textron Announcement in Wichita

Governor Laura Kelly Applauds Bell Textron Announcement in Wichita

Governor Laura Kelly today congratulated Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, on its announcement of the new Bell facility in Wichita.Bell said the Wichita location will support multiple programs and business areas, including engineering, supply...

Governor Kelly Statement on Medicaid Expansion in Missouri

Governor Kelly Statement on Medicaid Expansion in Missouri

The following statement is from Governor Laura Kelly regarding the passage of Medicaid expansion in Missouri: “Last night, Missourians voted to join our neighbors in Colorado, Nebraska, and Oklahoma to become the 39th state to expand Medicaid. Every single...

Governor Kelly Reaffirms Tallgrass Heartland Wind Moratorium

Governor Kelly Reaffirms Tallgrass Heartland Wind Moratorium

Today, on World Nature Conservation Day, Governor Laura Kelly announced a proclamation reaffirming the Tallgrass Heartland wind moratorium region of the Flint Hills. The area encompasses portions of 12 Kansas counties containing two thirds of the world’s...

Office of Rural Prosperity Announces 2020 Tour

Office of Rural Prosperity Announces 2020 Tour

Governor Laura Kelly and Lt. Governor Lynn Rogers announced plans and dates for the Office of Rural Prosperity’s (ORP) 2020 Tour. This year’s tour will be completely virtual and will build off the ORP Listening Tour Lt. Governor Rogers led last summer.“The...

Governor Laura Kelly announces additional Recovery Office Staff

Governor Laura Kelly announces additional Recovery Office Staff

Governor Laura Kelly today announced Secretary Julie Lorenz of the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will serve as Executive Director of the Recovery Office, in addition to serving as Secretary for KDOT. Cheryl Harrison-Lee has taken an interim...

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 Adult Care Home Administrators All of the powers, duties, and functions of the Secretary for the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services granted by...

Kansas Highway Patrol Announces Leadership Changes

Kansas Highway Patrol Announces Leadership Changes

TOPEKA - Today, the Kansas Highway Patrol announced Majors Scott Harrington and Josh Kellerman are no longer employed at the agency. The staff changes are part of Superintendent Colonel Herman Jones’ efforts to make the Kansas Highway Patrol as effective...

Executive Order No. 20-59

Executive Order No. 20-59

Executive Order No. 20-59, requiring COVID-19 mitigation procedures in K-12 schools Executive Order No. 20-59 (PDF)

U.S. 50 T-WORKS project in Lyon County now underway

U.S. 50 T-WORKS project in Lyon County now underway

EMPORIA—Governor Laura Kelly and KDOT Secretary Julie Lorenz broke ground on a U.S. 50 Highway expansion project today.This project announced under the previous transportation program, T-WORKS, was delayed in 2016 due to transfers from the State Highway...

Governor Kelly Announces Administration Appointment

Governor Kelly Announces Administration Appointment

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly announced today appointments to Kansas state boards and commissions.Behavioral Sciences Regulatory BoardThe mission of the board is to protect the public’s health, safety and welfare from unlawful or unprofessional...

Governor Kelly Appoints Amy Cline to Kansas Court of Appeals

Governor Kelly Appoints Amy Cline to Kansas Court of Appeals

Today Governor Laura Kelly appointed Amy Cline to fill the vacancy created by retired Judge G. Joseph Pierron Jr. Cline currently resides in Wichita and practices at Triplett Woolf Garretson, LLC law firm.“Ms. Cline has worked diligently representing...

Executive Order No. 20-57

Executive Order No. 20-57

Executive Order No. 20-57, extending conditional and temporary relief from certain motor carrier rules and regulations during state of disaster emergency. 

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