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Legislature approves $50 million for COVID recovery rebates

The Kansas Legislature on Monday approved a $50 million plan to give rebates to businesses that were ordered closed or were forced to limit...

UPDATED: Governor signs sports wagering into law

(Updated to add comments from the executive director of the Kansas Lottery; corrects Kansas as 35th state to enact sports wagering) Gov. Laura Kelly on...

Sports wagering passes Senate, goes to governor

Kansas is poised to become the 34th state to enact sports wagering after it cleared the the state Legislature Friday morning despite a last-minute...

Sports betting passes House – again; next stop Senate

All that stands in the way of Kansas becoming the 34th state to enact sports wagering is the Kansas state Senate. The Kansas House -...

State poised for major investment in rural housing

The state of Kansas is about to invest nearly $200 million in rural housing as part of a broad initiative to foster economic development...

$50 million allocated for businesses hurt by pandemic shutdowns

After a year of battling over compensation for businesses forced to close during the pandemic, there's a been a breakthrough in the new state...

Oklahoma Legislature passes mega development incentive

A mega development incentive that's believed to be intended to attract Japanese electronics company Panasonic cleared the Oklahoma Legislature on Thursday. The Oklahoma Senate votedĀ 41-5...

Oklahoma House passes mega development incentive

Just in case you're keeping your eyes on what's happening in Oklahoma on the mega incentives for what's been described as the "worst kept...

Oklahoma governor seeks mega incentives package

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Monday called on lawmakers in his state to approve a package of tax incentives to land a manufacturing plant...

State bank regulator: ‘Deeply concerning issues’ about finance institution

The state's top banking regulator is sounding alarm bells about a company operating as a new type of financial institution that allows affluent investors...