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Governor Laura Kelly Encourages Job-Seekers to Attend Statewide Virtual Job Fair Governor Laura Kelly invites job-seekers and employers to participate in the upcoming Statewide Virtual Job fair, hosted by KANSASWORKS. read more Kansas Main Street Kansas Main Street Program Seeking New Communities, Hosting Application Workshop The Kansas Main Street program announced today it is seeking new communities to join the program in 2023. read more Governor Kelly Announces Nearly $16M to Expand Broadband in Rural Kansas $15.7 million will be awarded to seven service providers that will bring high-speed broadband service to underserved, economically distressed and low-population areas of the state. read more Governor Laura Kelly Announces Expansion of Salina Pizza Manufacturer Schwan’s expansion will fuel 225 Jobs and is part of a $600M investment, which will bring the facility to 1 million square-feet. read more Governor Laura Kelly Joins Panasonic Energy to Break Ground on $4B, 4,000-Job Electric Vehicle Battery Plant The project is expected to create up to 4,000 new jobs and result in an investment of up to $4 billion, which represents the largest economic development project in Kansas history. read more Governor Laura Kelly Announces $1M For Central Kansas Affordable Housing Development $1 million will be going to the City of Russell to increase affordable and moderate-income housing options in central Kansas. read more Governor Laura Kelly Announces $28M Olathe Laboratory to Add 175 New Jobs KCAS Bioanalytical and Biomarker Services has opened a $28 million laboratory in Olathe that will create 175 new jobs for Kansans. read more Governor Laura Kelly Announces Nearly $2M to Boost Tourism Industry Kansas Tourism, in partnership with the Patterson Family Foundation, is providing nearly $2 million to eight tourism projects across the state to enhance the state’s growing tourism industry. read more Governor Laura Kelly Cuts Ribbon at URBN Distribution Center URBN’s new 1.5 million square-foot omni-channel fulfillment center represents a $403 million investment that will bring 2,000 new jobs to Kansas. read more Governor Laura Kelly Announces Semiconductor Company Investing $4M, Creating 30 Jobs Near Manhattan Radiation Detection Technologies, Inc., a semiconductor device manufacturer, is creating 30 new jobs over the next five years with a $4 million investment in Manhattan. read more banner 2 Governor Laura Kelly Announces 2022 Award of Excellence and Exporter of the Year Recipients Salina-based Vortex Global has won the 2022 Governor’s Award of Excellence and Textron Aviation in Wichita earned the Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award. read more Governor Laura Kelly Announces New Aerospace Manufacturing Facility Coming to South Central Kansas Pinnacle Aerospace, LLC will be investing $14.7 million in a new facility in Wellington, creating 155 quality jobs. read more Governor Laura Kelly Celebrates Grand Opening of Salina Construction Equipment Manufacturing Plant The $178 million investment by Great Plains will create 150 new jobs and eventually will surpass 900 new jobs. read more Governor Laura Kelly Announces 12 “Rural Champions” Leading Local Community Efforts The Rural Champions will be a part of a statewide network of grassroots individuals tackling critical projects in their respective communities. read more Governor Laura Kelly Announces Groundbreaking of Central Kansas Manufacturing Incubator The Grow Hays MicroFactory will be a 30,000 square-foot facility, and it is one of 35 infrastructure projects made possible by the Building a Stronger Economy (BASE) grant program. read more Governor Laura Kelly Announces Lenexa Clinical Diagnostics Laboratory Will Add 235 New Jobs Eurofins Viracor, a global leader in clinical diagnostic services, is creating 235 new jobs at their a state-of-the-art laboratory in Lenexa. read more As Private Investment in Kansas Tops $14B, Governor Laura Kelly Wraps Up Statewide Prosperity on the Plains Tour Kelly Administration Lands Eco Devo Projects in 80% of Kansas Counties read more Governor Laura Kelly Joins Pratt Industries For Grand Opening of Park City Plant The company's $200M investment will create 58 new jobs read more Governor Laura Kelly Breaks Ground on Hilmar Cheese Facility in Dodge City Cheese Production Facility Will Bring $1.1 Billion and 1,000 New Jobs to Southwest Kansas read more Governor Laura Kelly Announces New Small Business Research & Development Grant Program The Small Business Research & Development Acceleration Grants are designed to assist Kansas small businesses in advancing a product or service to commercialization. read more Governor Laura Kelly’s Administration Signs Significant Wheat Deal with Taiwan Taiwanese delegation agrees to purchase 66 million bushels of wheat from U.S. farmers over the next two years read more Governor Laura Kelly Celebrates Goodyear Tire Investment Goodyear announced its decision to invest $125 million and hire 40 new employees, as part of modernizing its Kansas facility. read more Governor Laura Kelly, Lieutenant Governor David Toland group photo - office of apprenticeship Governor Laura Kelly Establishes Office of Registered Apprenticeship Governor Laura Kelly established the Office of Registered Apprenticeship within the Kansas Department of Commerce. Dramatically scaling up the Kelly Administration’s efforts to meet the talent needs of Kansas businesses. read more 50K jobs graphic Kansas Surpasses 50,000 Jobs Created and Retained Since Start of Kelly Administration This milestone continues the record-breaking economic development success the state has experienced under the Kelly Administration. read more Historic Economic Asset Lifeline Grants Open Soon! Commerce and Patterson Family Foundation Announce More Funding Available for Revitalizing Downtown Buildings read more apex notice image Kansas APEX bill to lower Corporate Income Tax in 2023 read more shovels_regulatory Kansas has a low friction regulatory environment as compared to most other states in the US read more Teffi seed grant logo New Grant Opportunity to Support Economic Development in Smaller Communities read more Commerce Department Launches Rural by Choice Champions Program Aug 10, 2022 read more Governor Laura Kelly Announces JTM Foods is Expanding in Wichita read more Registration Open for 2022 Kansas Renewable Energy Conference read more work@kansascommerce notice The Kansas Department of Commerce regularly has openings across a variety of fields including program management, IT, workforce services and more. read more novacoast notice banner 1 Governor Laura Kelly Announces Cybersecurity Company to Move Headquarters to Kansas July 29, 2022 read more horizontal banner 4B Kansas Lands $4B, 4,000-Job Panasonic Energy Electric Vehicle Battery Plant read more