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State of Kansas to host Hispanic Day at the Capitol this April

March 20, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – Hispanic Day at the Capitol will take place on April 3, hosted by The Office of the Governor’s Hispanic & Latino American Affairs Commission. The purpose of the event is to celebrate …

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Department of Commerce Announces Speaker Lineup for Rural Opportunities Conference this April

March 18, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – Registration is still open for this year’s Kansas Rural Opportunities Conference in Dodge City. The Kansas Department of Commerce hosts this conference annually to provide useful information about rural Kansas living, as …

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REMINDER: Nominations for the 2019 Business Appreciation Month Awards are being accepted

March 13, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Commerce is still 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 …

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Governor comments on Horton Community Hospital closure, sends agency assistance

March 13, 2019

Following the closure Tuesday of Horton Community Hospital, Governor Laura Kelly extended assistance from her administration and highlighted the critical importance of community hospitals in rural Kansas. “I’m devastated for the community of Horton as …

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2019 Statewide Job Fair Boasts Impressive Turnout

March 12, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The 2019 KANSASWORKS Statewide Job Fair took place at 11 different locations across the state with a sharp increase in participation over last year. This year’s Statewide Fair had a 114% increase …

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Registration Open for 2019 Community Development Block Grant Application Workshop

March 12, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Commerce’s Annual Community Development Block Grant Application Workshop will take place on April 18 in Salina, Kansas. This workshop is an opportunity for local officials, regional planning commissions, …

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Overland Park Chamber Economic Development Council to present annual business awards

March 7, 2019

Overland Park, Kan., March 7, 2019 – The Overland Park Chamber Economic Development Council (OPEDC) will recognize three fast-growing companies and six commercial development and redevelopment projects at its twelfth annual Honors Lunch. The program …

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Acting Secretary of Commerce David Toland Touring Hays’ Northwest Business Corridor Tomorrow

February 21, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – Acting Kansas Secretary of Commerce David Toland will be in Hays Friday to participate in a tour of Hays’ Northwest Business Corridor. Joining Toland will be 111th District Rep. Barbara Wasinger, R-Hays; …

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Acting Secretary of Commerce David Toland Testified on Rural Revitalization before House Committee

February 21, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – David Toland, Acting Secretary for the Kansas Department of Commerce, delivered testimony to the House Rural Revitalization Committee earlier today, focusing on challenges and how the agency can better serve communities in …

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TrueAccord Selects KC for Shared Services Operation

February 20, 2019

February 20, 2019 – TrueAccord, a San Francisco-based FinTech company, announced today it will invest $1.34 million in a new shared services operation in Lenexa. “We chose the greater Kansas City area after a thorough nationwide …

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