Kansan to Kansan: Week of September 26, 2022

Government and Politics

September 30, 2022

From: Kansas Governor Laura Kelly

Governor Kelly Announces Direct Support Workers Have Begun Receiving Millions in Bonus Payments

"I applaud the efforts we've made to get these bonuses into the hands of direct care workers who’ve provided excellent care to vulnerable Kansans over the past few years. I thank the many Kansans who do this important work – and hope that these bonuses encourage other qualified Kansans to join this essential field.”  

Kelly Administration Pays Off Transportation Debt Early, Saving Taxpayers $22.2 Million

“Kansas taxpayers continue to see the benefits of our fiscal responsibility. By closing the Bank of KDOT and balancing the state budget, my administration has saved taxpayers millions of dollars – all without compromising the quality of our state infrastructure.” 

Governor Kelly Celebrates Legacy of Amelia Earhart with Statue Unveiling in Atchison

“How better to cement our state’s legacy as the Air Capital of the World than with a statue at the museum that celebrates a woman who showed all of us what it means to “reach for the stars. I want to express my deepest appreciation for this museum and for this immortalization of an extraordinary individual who truly represents the best of the Kansas spirit.”


Kelly lauds state's economic development during Salina speech

NYC mayor’s remarks draw pushback from Kansans

Kansas gets ready to send tax dollars to small businesses hurt by pandemic orders 

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