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Virtual Job Fair Offers Hundreds of Employment Opportunities in Kansas Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland encourages jobseekers and employers searching for talent to take part in the final Virtual Statewide Job Fair of the year, hosted by KANSASWORKS, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 13. Governor Kelly Announces Nearly $15M Available to Connect Kansans to Digital Devices and Public Wi-Fi Governor Laura Kelly announced today that applications are open for the Advancing Digital Opportunities to Promote Technology (ADOPT) program. A total of $14.7 million in grant awards will be available to organizations addressing the challenges of broadband accessibility, affordability, and device availability. Governor Kelly Announces $28.5M for High-Speed Internet Infrastructure Governor Laura Kelly announced today that $28.5 million in grants were awarded to 12 entities through the Lasting Infrastructure and Network Connectivity (LINC) program. The LINC program provides strategic funding for crucial aspects of broadband connectivity to reduce the cost of internet service, increase availability, and improve performance. Governor Kelly Announces $5M to Expand Access to High-Speed Internet in Rural Kansas Communities Governor Laura Kelly today announced that $5 million has been awarded to eight internet service providers (ISPs) in the latest round of Broadband Acceleration Grants for 2023. The awards will be paired with an additional $6.6 million in matching funds, resulting in an investment of nearly $12 million for high-speed broadband access projects across 10 rural Kansas counties. View All


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Congratulations to Black & Veatch 2021 Governor’s Exporter of the Year

Black & Veatch | Overland Park, Kan.

Black & Veatch is the largest engineering firm in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Founded in 1915, it is headquartered in Overland Park. It is a global engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) and consulting company specializing in infrastructure development in power, oil and gas, water, telecommunications, government, mining, data centers, smart cities and banking and finance markets.

2020, Black & Veatch was the 7th largest majority employee-owned company in the United States. In 2020, with revenues of $3.7 billion, the company was ranked by Forbes as the 123rd largest privately owned company in the United States. Engineering News-Record, which compiles and publishes rankings of the largest construction and engineering firms annually, measured by gross revenues, ranked Black & Veatch 1st in telecommunications, 2nd in power, 5th in water, 8th in wastewater, 13th in international markets, and 15th in the overall top 500 design category, in the United States in 2016.

Black & Veatch has more than 100 offices worldwide and has executed projects in more than 100 countries on six continents.

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2021 Governor’s Exporter of the Year Finalist

Conestoga Energy | Liberal, Kan.

Conestoga was born out of the belief that it is obligated to create a healthier world and a better future, and it takes prides on balancing innovative solutions with old-fashioned service.

The team views customers as partners, and is passionate about ethical resource management. The leadership team is made up of sustainability veterans and innovative experts aligned in a singular mission with a singular goal: developing low-carbon solutions today that will create a healthier tomorrow.

Conestoga’s plant in Liberal, Kan.