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Kansas Governor Kelly Announces Administration Appointments

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly today announced appointments to Kansas state boards and commissions. Kansas Dental Board The purpose of the Kansas Dental Board is to adopt rules, issue licenses, and conduct…

Kansas Governor Kelly: Vaccine Equity Taskforce Meeting

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly kicked off the first COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Taskforce meeting on Wednesday to promote equitable vaccine distribution in vulnerable communities across Kansas.  By engaging leaders across diverse organizations…

Kansas Governor: $24 Million Grant to Replace School Buildings

Governor Laura Kelly Announces over $24 Million Federal Grant to Replace School Building on Fort Riley Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly announced that the Department of Defense awarded over $24.3 million to…

Kansas Selected for Child Welfare, Human Services Program

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly today announced Kansas was selected to join the National Governors Association’s (NGA) Supporting Child and Family Well-Being program. As families and communities face continued uncertainty due to the COVID-19…

Kansas: Federal Grants to Support Venues Affected by COVID-19

Governor Laura Kelly Announces $16 Billion in Federal Grants to Support Kansas Venues Affected by COVID-19 Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly announced that $16 billion in grants will be administered to shuttered…

Kansas Governor: Electric Transmission Line Construction

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly signed a bill that will require electric utilities to take certain steps before exercising eminent domain to construct an urban electric transmission line in Kansas. House Bill 2321…

Kansas: Unemployment Insurance Technology Modernization

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced a major step forward in the effort to modernize the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) system at the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL).  The agency issued…

Kansas Governor Announces Administration Appointments

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly today announced appointments to Kansas state boards and commissions. Appointment is subject to Senate confirmation* State Banking Board The mission of the State Banking Board is to…

Kansas Governor Signs Bill Requiring In-Person Learning

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Serving as a testament to her administration’s efforts to get Kansans back to school, back to work, and back to normal, Governor Laura Kelly today signed SB63, and all unified school…

Kansas Governor Proclaims April as Child Abuse Awareness Month

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly proclaimed April as Child Abuse Awareness Month in Kansas.  This proclamation recognizes the importance of building safe, healthy, thriving communities to support the wellbeing of Kansas children…

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly Signs Three Bills into Law

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly has signed the following three bills into law: Senate Bill 118 Senate Bill 118 would establish a procedure by which a city or county may assume the…

Kansas’s March Tax Collections $66.7 Million More than Last March

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Kansas outperformed the March estimate by $52.3 million, or 9.7%, with $590.1 million received in total tax collections.  That is $66.7 million more than last March. “While this revenue…

Kansas Governor Proclaims April as Month of the Military Child

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly today signed a proclamation designating April as the Month of the Military Child in Kansas. When a Soldier, Airmen, Marine, or Sailor deploys to serve their country, they…

Kansas Governor: Executive Orders to Maintain COVID Response

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly today issued several executive orders to ensure Kansas can maintain critical pandemic response efforts to keep Kansans healthy, keep businesses open, and keep kids in school. The orders…

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly Signs Four Bills into Law

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly has signed the following four bills into law: Senate Bill 77 Senate Bill 77 enacts the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact.  The compact facilitates the interstate…

Kansas Governor Kelly Relocates Tourism to KDC

Governor Laura Kelly Relocates Tourism to the Kansas Department of Commerce to Spur Economic Growth Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly announced the Kansas Tourism Division will officially be part of the Kansas…

Kansas Governor: Phase 5 of Vaccine Distribution Plan

Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly today announced that starting next Monday, March 29, 2021, the State of Kansas will make the COVID-19 vaccine available to all Kansans (16+), entering the final Phase…

Kansas Selected by NGA for Academy on Cybersecurity Policy

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Kansas Selected by National Governors Association for Academy on Cybersecurity Policy Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly announced the state of Kansas was chosen by the National Governors Association…

Kansas Governor: Reemployment Services Program

Governor Laura Kelly Announces Relaunch of Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment Program Topeka, KS (STL.News) Governor Laura Kelly announced the Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) program has relaunched to assist unemployed Kansans…