Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Member Login
Home Commerce/Economic Development

Commerce/Economic Development

Proposed bank reporting requirement draws fire in Kansas

0
Kansas bankers are rallying opposition to a Biden administration proposal to monitor aggregate transactions flowing in and out of personal and business bank accounts...

Labor Department call response doesn’t improve, audit finds

0
The state Labor Department's ability to answer a flood of calls didn't improve substantially during the pandemic, although it hired hundreds of staffers to...

Audit: STAR bonds not fostering tourism

0
A special tax incentive intended to generate tourism for Kansas is failing to bring many out-of-town visitors for most of the projects that it's...

Ben & Jerry’s boycott prompts review of contracts

0
Gov. Laura Kelly's administration is reviewing state contracts to determine if the parent company of Ben & Jerry's is doing business with the state...

New program disqualifies 7,000 for unemployment benefits

0
The state suspended unemployment benefits for nearly 7,000 Kansans this week who didn't comply with a new program created by the Legislature to connect...

$11 million recommended for Labor Department call center

0
A special committee overseeing how the state spends federal COVID relief money recommended putting $11 million toward paying for increased call center staffing at...

Kansas: One big rural opportunity zone

0
It's a state incentive whose success has been debatable. It started in 2012 with a goal of helping 50 rural counties reverse population declines with...

Four groups want removal from unemployment letter

0
Four organizations are asking to be removed from a letter sent by a group of business interests asking the governor to end the state's...

UPDATED: Business group requests stop to federal unemployment aid

0
(Updated to include reaction from legislative leaders and some advocates) A group of nearly 200 business interests is urging Gov. Laura Kelly to end the...

Compensation plan for pandemic losses approved

0
The Kansas Legislature early Saturday morning passed a bill providing potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation to small businesses that were hurt...