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SBA Grants Disaster Declaration for May Tornadoes

The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved Governor Laura Kelly's request for a SBA disaster declaration as a result of the severe storms and tornadoes that occurred May 28, 2019."I am pleased that Kansas has been granted this request by the Small...

Small Business Administration Disaster Declaration Requested

Governor Laura Kelly sent a disaster declaration request to the Small Business Administration for damage caused by an EF4 tornado that passed through the center of Douglas County, Kansas, on May 28.“The damage caused by the tornadoes stretched far and...

Governor applauds USDA relocation announcement

Gov. Laura Kelly applauded today’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to relocate major research agencies from Washington, D.C., to the Kansas City region, along with nearly 600 high-paying federal jobs.“This is a significant win for Kansas...

Governor requests major presidential declaration

Governor Laura Kelly sent a request today to President Donald Trump asking for a major presidential declaration for the public assistance program for 63 counties in Kansas as a result of widespread, record rainfall and severe weather causing flooding,...

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