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Advantage Kansas: Future Focused, Future Ready

March 6, 2020

When she was elected, Governor Kelly promised to be “the education Governor.” Since the start of her administration, she’s made good on that commitment by increasing funding for public schools and working to align education …

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Renewing the Angel Investor Tax Credit

February 21, 2020

It’s been a busy Legislative Session so far at the Department of Commerce. In addition to updating the Legislature and providing annual reports on our state’s incentive programs, our agency has some key priorities for legislation that …

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Kansas Celebrates Chinese New Year

February 7, 2020

Last month, representatives from the State of Kansas, including International Division Director Jeff Willis, delivered a proclamation from Governor Kelly recognizing the Chinese New Year. The Kansas City Chinese American Association (KCCAA) held a gala …

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Commerce Grows its Team

February 7, 2020

The Kansas Department of Commerce is growing our team of professionals to support further growth in Kansas. In recent months, the agency has added two new Regional Project Managers in the state, fully staffed its …

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Awards Spotlight Kansas Businesses

May 17, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Commerce is proud to announce the beginning of Business Appreciation Month by announcing several award winners, including the finalists for the Governor’s Award of Excellence. The Kansas Department …

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Still time to enlist Angel Investor assist

May 2, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The window for accepting Angel Investor Tax Credit Applications has reached its halfway point. Applications for companies seeking investment through the Kansas Angel Investor Tax Credit (KAITC) program for 2019 will be …

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Workforce AID Program Graduation Feature – Collaboration between Commerce, Spirit Aerosystems and Hutchinson Community College

April 9, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The graduation of the first class of a new training partnership between Hutchinson Community College, Spirit Aerosystems and the Kansas Department of Commerce took place on April 4, 2019. Spirit has partnered …

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Applications Wanted for 2019 Business Appreciation Month

February 28, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2019 Business Appreciation Month Awards. The top nominees will be recognized at the Team Kansas awards banquet on June 4 at the …

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Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission Now Accepting Applications for 2018 New Dance Lab

August 10, 2018

TOPEKA — The New Dance Lab, a partnership between The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission and Johnson County Community College, is accepting applications for 2018. The New Dance Lab will allow a select group of …

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Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission Announces Grants

July 13, 2018

TOPEKA — The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission is now accepting applications for its two main grant categories, The Strategic Investment Program and The Arts Integration Program. The Strategic Investment Program recognizes the important role …

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