56 Kansas Cities and Counties to Receive Community Development Block Grants to Support Coronavirus Response

Jul 23, 2020 Governor Laura Kelly announced today a second round of Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Response Supplement (CDBG-CV) funds to 56 Kansas communities. A total of more than $7.2 million is being disbursed to assist communities affected by the pandemic and its economic effects. “I’m pleased to announce this additional round of resources [...]
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Governor Laura Kelly and Department of Commerce Launch New Kansas Certified Sites Program

Jul 21, 2020 TOPEKA—Governor Laura Kelly today announced the Department of Commerce’s launch of the new Kansas Certified Sites program, a critical tool that will help accelerate economic development efforts throughout the state. The program, originally created and administered by the Kansas Economic Development Alliance (KEDA), lets developers know when the state has deemed a [...]
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Governor Laura Kelly and Department of Commerce Launch New Kansas Certified Sites Program

Jul 21, 2020 TOPEKA—Governor Laura Kelly today announced the Department of Commerce’s launch of the new Kansas Certified Sites program, a critical tool that will help accelerate economic development efforts throughout the state. The program, originally created and administered by the Kansas Economic Development Alliance (KEDA), lets developers know when the state has deemed a [...]
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U.S. 50 T-WORKS project in Lyon County now underway

Jul 20, 2020 EMPORIA—Governor Laura Kelly and KDOT Secretary Julie Lorenz broke ground on a U.S. 50 Highway expansion project today. This project announced under the previous transportation program, T-WORKS, was delayed in 2016 due to transfers from the State Highway Fund. “From Day One, my administration committed to rebuilding our infrastructure and putting an [...]
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Governor Kelly Announces the Transfer of Direct Aid Funds to Kansas Counties

Jul 17, 2020 TOPEKA—Governor Laura Kelly today announced the Office of Recovery’s disbursement of CARES Act funds to Kansas counties. As part of her administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Kelly is directing resources to county officials and local administrators to cover COVID-19 expenses for communities across Kansas. “We are putting these funds directly [...]
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Governor Laura Kelly Visits Brookover Feed Yards, Thanks Kansas Agriculture Workers

Jul 14, 2020 TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today toured Brookover Feed Yard in Garden City to thank frontline agricultural workers for successfully maintaining the food supply chain and feeding our state, our nation, and our world in the midst of an unprecedented global pandemic. “I appreciate the team at Brookover for showing me their [...]
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