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Official account of the Office of Governor Laura Kelly, 48th governor of Kansas.
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Governor Laura Kelly 15h
Today I joined in Salina to celebrate Schwan's manufacturing expansion which will create 225 new jobs. Great economic news as we continue to rebuild Kansas' foundation.
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Governor Laura Kelly 18h
The deadline for completing the is approaching quickly - and it is critical that every Kansan responds. Census participation determines the amount of representation our state has in Congress as well as funding for essential services.
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Governor Laura Kelly 21h
As Kansas schools look to open in the coming weeks, these numbers are a cause for concern. We must do all we can to protect our students and staff from COVID-19, and mitigate potential wide-spread virus transmission in our communities.
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Governor Laura Kelly Aug 7
Thank you to Heather Stinson and Samantha Peterson for the fantastic shirt, and for the heartwarming letter. I will always stand up for the health and safety of Kansans.
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Governor Laura Kelly Aug 7
This is great news for Kansas' aviation industry. This new facility in Wichita has the potential to create jobs and further solidify the Wichita community as a leader in aviation design, engineering, and more.
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Governor Laura Kelly Aug 7
ICYMI: Read this column by April Holman, Executive Director of the Alliance for a Healthy Kansas, regarding Medicaid expansion in Kansas. Read the full piece here:
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Governor Laura Kelly Aug 6
Thank you for your work to keep Kansans safe.
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Governor Laura Kelly Aug 6
My conversations with the Biosecurity Research Institute staff served as a reminder of how many of our best and brightest have answered the call to help end the pandemic. Their contributions will be instrumental to protecting the people of this state and our economy.
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Lt. Governor Lynn Rogers Aug 6
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Lt. Governor Lynn Rogers Aug 6
There is still time to register for the Office of Rural Prosperity’s first meeting for the 2020 Virtual Tour! To register for the North Central meeting and the other regional meetings, visit
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Governor Laura Kelly Aug 6
This morning I visited the Biosecurity Research Institute to learn about how its research can help our state fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, including through vaccine development, drug discovery, and understanding animal susceptibility to the virus.
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Governor Laura Kelly Aug 6
Tune in live at 3 p.m. today on my YouTube channel to view the third meeting of my Commission on Racial Equity and Justice. Commission members will hear a presentation from the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center, and discuss next steps.
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Kansas Department of Commerce Aug 6
TODAY IS THE DAY! The first 2020 virtual meeting of ' Office of Rural Prosperity is being held today at 5:30. This meeting will be dedicated to North-Central Kansas. If you want to learn about the work ORP is doing for Kansans, register here!
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Governor Laura Kelly Aug 5
I'm excited to announce transformational economic news for our state. With its new distribution center in Wyandotte County, Urban Outfitters, Inc. will create 2,000 good-paying jobs and invest around $350 million in Kansas.
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Secretary DeAngela Burns-Wallace Aug 5
The KS Law Enforcement Training Center will have a presentation at the next meeting. We'll meet from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 6. The agenda is posted at and you can listen at .
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Governor Laura Kelly Aug 5
The following is my statement regarding the passage of Medicaid expansion in Missouri:
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Governor Laura Kelly Aug 4
Congratulations to K.J. Wall for the well-deserved honor of being sworn in as our newest Kansas Supreme Court justice yesterday.
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Governor Laura Kelly Aug 4
Deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Former House Speaker Melvin Neufeld. He was a true public servant to the state of Kansas and he will be missed. My thoughts are with his family during this difficult time.
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Governor Laura Kelly Aug 4
Today is the last day to make your voice heard in the August primary election, Kansas. Put on a mask, head out to your polling place, and cast your vote before 7 p.m.
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Governor Laura Kelly Aug 3
Last weekend, the Nicodemus Homecoming celebration was held virtually for the first time in its 142-year history. I was honored to be part of the program and to recognize Nicodemus' important contribution to our state and our nation.
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