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State antes up $300 million for semiconductor expansion

(Will be updated) Kansas landed what's billed as the state's second biggest economic development project, a semiconductor manufacturer that plans to make a $1 billion...

UPDATED: Kansas announces start date for sports wagering

(Updated with details about administrative issues still needing to be resolved) Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday announced that Kansas will start sports wagering Sept. 1,...

Veil lowered on ‘Project Ocean’

For months, it was only known as "Project Ocean." On Wednesday, the veil opened, revealing that Panasonic had chosen Kansas over Oklahoma for a historic...

Governor plans announcement at ‘special event’ Wednesday

A lot of buzz in political circles on Tuesday with Gov. Laura Kelly planning a "special event" for an announcement late Wednesday afternoon. The Sunflower...

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...