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Governor Colyer, KDOT Announce Local Projects Funding Improvements

Topeka – Governor Jeff Colyer today announced that the Kansas Department of Transportation is increasing the exchange rate for local public agencies seeking to fund local projects with state funds through the Federal Fund Exchange Program, returning the exchange rate...

Governor Colyer’s Statement on Chinese Sorghum Trade

“The news this morning that China has dropped its anti-dumping probe into imports of U.S. sorghum is great news for Kansas farmers and is an important sign of progress in our efforts to resolve trade tension with China. The unfounded dumping claim had devastating...

Governor Colyer Signs ABLE Act Enhancement into Law

Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. today signed House Bill No. 2067 at the Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City in Mission. The Bill was designed to enhance the Achieving a Better Life Experience (“ABLE”) program created by the legislature in 2015. This bill allows...

Governor Colyer Signs Bill Creating Transportation Task Force

Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. today signed House Sub. for Senate Bill 391 at a ceremony in his office. The bill establishes the “Joint Legislative Transportation Vision Task Force.” This task force will have a broad mission, which includes evaluating the progress of the...

Gov. Jeff Colyer Signs Number of Transparency Bills into Law

Governor Jeff Colyer today signed three transparency bills and issued an executive order aimed at increasing government transparency and accountability. By signing House Substitute for SB 336, Senate Substitute for Senate Substitute for HB 2386, HB 2642 and issuing...

Governor Jeff Colyer Signs School Finance Bill Fix 

Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. today signed House Substitute for Senate Bill 61 during a ceremony at the central office of the Olathe School District. This bill was intended to fix an error made in the school finance bill that the Governor signed last month in Topeka....

Governor Applauds Kansas Senate for School Finance Fix

On Monday, the Kansas Senate passed a fix to correct an error in the school finance plan. Governor Colyer issued the following statement in response: “I appreciate the Legislature for working to quickly pass this important school finance bill. I look forward to...

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...

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