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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...

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, 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...

Jeff Colyer, M.D. Sworn in as 47th Governor of the State of Kansas

Topeka - Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. was sworn in as the 47th governor of Kansas at 3 p.m. today in the Capitol rotunda in Topeka, accompanied by First Lady Ruth Colyer and their daughters, Serena and Dominique. Governor Colyer attended mass in Hays this morning with...

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