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PlainsCraft: Made by Hand, in Kansas

July 17, 2019

Coming Soon to a Trail Near You There was a time when a covered wagon rolling across the plains of Kansas was a very common sight. And today, with the help of the unique, hand-built …

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Kansas Supports Economic Development With Workforce Aligned with Industry Demand Partnership

July 17, 2019

Workforce Innovation: Workforce Aligned with Industry Demand (AID) is a Kansas Department of Commerce program in partnership with the Kansas Board of Regents, developed to address the skills gap in Kansas through  development of a …

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Kansas Chosen For Stay at Work/Return to Work Pilot Project

July 17, 2019

Employment Services: Kansas is one of only eight states awarded nearly $1 million from the US Department of Labor to plan for and implement a Stay at Work/Return to Work pilot project. Kansas chose to …

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Kansas Angel Investor Tax Credit Allocated $4 Million in Tax Credits But Has $4 Million Left To Allocate!

July 16, 2019

Business & Community Development: The Kansas Angel Investor Tax Credit program (KAITC/Angels) is in full swing and has approved 19 innovative companies so far this year allocating over $4 million dollars in tax credits. There …

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Applications being Accepted for 2019 New Dance Lab

July 3, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The New Dance Lab, a partnership between KCAIC and Johnson County Community College (JCCC), is now accepting applications for 2019. The Lab will allow a select group of established and aspiring dance …

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Bombardier announces new Learjet 75 Liberty

July 2, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – Bombardier has announced the new Learjet 75 Liberty, the newest light jet in the lineup of Learjet platforms developed and manufactured in Kansas. Learjet aircraft are assembled in Wichita at Bombardier’s Wichita site. “It’s …

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Special Grants Awarded to 11 Kansas Communities

July 1, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – Secretary of Commerce David Toland has announced the award of a special series of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) to support 11 rural communities across Kansas. These grants are specifically designed to …

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Governor applauds USDA relocation announcement

June 13, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – 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. …

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Morningstar Care Homes, Pinnacle Technology take home highest honors for Business Appreciation Month

June 6, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – Team Kansas and the Kansas Department of Commerce have announced Morningstar Care Homes of Fredonia as the winner of the Governor’s Award of Excellence, the top award given to a business by …

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Mobile Workforce Center coming to Kansas towns

June 3, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The KANSASWORKS Mobile Center is coming to Clay Center, Atchison, Hiawatha and Ottawa communities this year. The Mobile Center is available to serve both job seekers and businesses with positions to fill. Topeka …

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