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Statewide Virtual Job Fair to Showcase New Opportunities for Jobseekers Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland is encouraging jobseekers and employers searching for new talent to participate in the June Virtual Statewide Job Fair. Hosted by KANSASWORKS, the job fair will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 26. Commerce Announces $390,000 in Emergency HEAL Grant Funding Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland today announced more than $390,000 in Emergency Historic Economic Asset Lifeline (E-HEAL) grants has been awarded to five recipients. More than $770,000 private local matching funds will be added to that total, to help bring rural downtown buildings back from likely demolition or collapse – and rehabilitate them back into productive use. Kansas Main Street Selects Eight Rural Communities for New Housing Grant Lieutenant Governor and Commerce Secretary David Toland today announced eight inaugural grant recipients of the Residential Opportunities on Main Street (ROOMS) program. A total of eight projects in Designated Kansas Main Street communities are receiving $50,000 each to create a total of 35 new residential units in the upper floors of downtown buildings. Kansas Nonprofits Receive More than $4M in Community Service Program Tax Credits Governor Laura Kelly announced today that $4.1 million in Community Service Program (CSP) Tax Credits have been awarded to support the fundraising efforts of 26 nonprofit organizations across Kansas. These funds will enhance local access to quality childcare, healthcare, education, arts, and housing services. View All

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Mid-Sized Urban

Thriving urban centers offer a rich array of culture, amenities and opportunity. All in cities with less congestion and greater affordability than you’ll find elsewhere.

Kansas City

Kansas City

Kansas City is part of a thriving metropolitan area that is home to more than 2.2 million residents. The area is recognized as one of the best places for recent college graduates, a top ten job market, a great city for remote workers, and a top ten city to start a business in. Plus, with professional sports, world-class museums, amazing performance centers, a thriving culinary scene, great neighborhoods, history, culture and affordability, there’s a lot to like here.

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#8

BEST JOB MARKETS IN THE U.S.

WALL STREET JOURNAL

#7

CITIES ESSENTIAL TO THE FUTURE OF INNOVATION

Entrepreneur

#3

BEST PAYING CITIES FOR RECENT COLLEGE GRADS

SELF.INC

#1

MOST DIVERSE PLACE TO LIVE IN KANSAS

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Wichita

Wichita

Located in south-central Kansas, Wichita is a hub for advanced manufacturing, aviation and companies making an impact across the globe. With a metropolitan population of more than 650,000, Wichita is recognized as one of the top cities in America for work-life balance, a top city to start a business in, a great place to make a living and first time home buying. Plus it’s been called one of the coolest and most artistic cities in America and is home to Wichita State University.

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#1

LARGE CITY JOB GROWTH OVER THE LAST 10 YEARS

BROOKINGS

#3

TOP 10 ENGINEERING HUBS IN THE U.S.

ENGINEERING DAILY

#1

BEST CITIES FOR MANUFACTURING JOBS

KEMPLER INSTITUTE

#9

BEST CITIES FOR WORK-LIFE BALANCE

SMART ASSET

Topeka

Topeka

Topeka is the state capital of Kansas, with a storied history as a leader in creating opportunities for all. Located between the college towns of Lawrence and Manhattan, and an hour from Kansas City, Topeka has an area population of 232,000. Home to Washburn University, the city has a highly rated healthcare system and has been recognized for its low cost of living, and as one of the top cities in the nation for home buyers.

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#12

CITIES WITH THE LOWEST COST OF LIVING

NICHE.COM

#17

BEST CITIES TO BUY A HOUSE

NICHE.COM

#5

COOL CITIES WHERE ARTS ARE THRIVING

LIVABILITY.COM

#23

TOTAL BUDGET PER CAPITA

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