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Department of Commerce strengthens team with new Deputy Secretary and Community Development Director

Jul 14, 2020

TOPEKA – Department of Commerce Secretary David Toland today announced the hiring of two economic development professionals to help direct business and community development efforts for the state. William (Bill) Murphy will become the new Deputy Secretary for Business Development at Commerce, directing efforts to drive the growth of existing…

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Commerce Secretary outlines vision for Kansas with Greater Wichita Partnership

Jul 10, 2020

TOPEKA – Under the direction of Governor Laura Kelly, Secretary of Commerce David Toland this morning outlined key initiatives for participants at the annual Mid-Year Investor Meeting of the Greater Wichita Partnership. Secretary Toland discussed momentum building in Kansas and around the region, as well as the growing role of…

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Kelly administration launches KanVet site to help veterans find careers in Kansas

Jul 10, 2020

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today announced the launch of the new KANSASWORKS KanVet website. The new site provides access to State of Kansas veteran-specific resources and benefits on a one-stop, convenient webpage. “Kansas veterans contribute significantly to their communities, and we owe them a debt of gratitude for their…

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Merck Animal Health

Jun 29, 2020

Merck Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA, announced an investment of $100 million in facility expansion and enhancement efforts in its U.S. manufacturing site in DeSoto, Kansas. Investments to the site include a technological expansion of the vaccine production facility, which will come on line…

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Merck Animal Health Announces $100 Million Investment in its DeSoto, Kansas, Manufacturing Operations

Jun 29, 2020

DESOTO – Merck Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA, today announced an investment of $100 million in facility expansion and enhancement efforts in its U.S. manufacturing site in DeSoto, Kansas. Investments to the site include a technological expansion of the vaccine production facility, which…

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Department of Commerce extends deadline for Individual Development Account Administrator applications

Jun 26, 2020

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Commerce is extending its Request for Proposals seeking qualified organizations to administer the Individual Development Account (IDA) program. The new deadline for applications is July 14. The Kansas IDA program allows qualified organizations the opportunity to provide a match on deposits made by low-income…

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Tuthill Corporation

Jun 22, 2020

Tuthill Corporation has announced the opening of a new manufacturing site for Fill-Rite pumps and products located in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Expansion with the Lenexa, Kansas site will support Tuthill’s business and commercial model to better serve customers as the demand through sales channels and e-marketplaces continues to grow.…

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Governor Laura Kelly Announced Kansas Wind Farm Construction

Jun 18, 2020

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today announced that Enel Green Power has begun construction work on a new 199 MW addition to the Cimarron Bend wind farm in Clark County, Kansas. The $281.4 million expansion will consist of 74 wind turbines, will be responsible for over 250 temporary jobs and…

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Union Pacific and National Main Street Center award grants to support recovery of Kansas Main Streets

Jun 17, 2020

TOPEKA – The National Main Street Center (NMSC) is pleased to announce the eight recipients of the Union Pacific Kansas Main Street Recovery Fund, a grant program to support the economic recovery of Kansas downtowns and commercial districts impacted by COVID-19. This program is made possible by Union Pacific, and…

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Department of Commerce seeking new Individual Development Account Administrator

Jun 12, 2020

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Commerce has issued a Request for Proposals seeking qualified organizations to administer the Individual Development Account (IDA) program. The Kansas IDA program allows qualified organizations the opportunity to provide a match on deposits made by low-income participants who are saving to buy a…

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