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Message from the Governor regarding veto of House Bill 2033

The following message is from Governor Laura Kelly regarding her veto of HB 2033:I have a long record of supporting responsible, commonsense tax policy. Unfortunately, that is not what House Bill 2033 represents. It will decimate the state’s ability to pay...

Governor ends CGI contracts

Department of Revenue reviewed, recommended termination of IT contractsTOPEKA – After an exhaustive review of the agreements between the State of Kansas and CGI, an information technology company, Governor Laura Kelly announced today that the Kansas...

Governor signs bill creating Youth Suicide Prevention Coordinator

Signs six additional bills into lawIn order to address the steady rise in youth suicide, Governor Laura Kelly today signed House Bill 2290 which creates the position of Youth Suicide Prevention Coordinator in the Kansas Attorney General’s Office. This was...

Governor signs bill providing protection to child victims

Governor signs three billsIn an effort to improve protections for child victims of sex crimes, Governor Laura Kelly signed Senate Bill 18 on Monday afternoon. “Judges must interpret and apply the law with common sense and an understanding of the real...

Governor Kelly highlights progress to rebuild Kansas

Outlines successes of first legislative session of her administrationHighlighting the significant progress made to rebuild Kansas, Governor Laura Kelly outlined the major accomplishments of her first legislative session as governor during a press...

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