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House panel approves new incentives for big tech data centers

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A new economic development incentive for data centers that invest at least $600 million in Kansas advanced out of a House committee Monday. The bill,...

Labor, business reach deal raising caps on workers’ comp claims

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Labor and business reached a settlement on legislation that will raise the caps on workers' compensation claims while limiting administrative costs for employers. Both sides...

Bankers launch nonprofit to fight government overreach; Marshall credit card bill targeted

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Kansas bankers are forming a nonprofit to battle federal and state legislation they believe threatens the free market, including a congressional proposal that addresses...

Business workforce satisfaction reaches new 20-year low, poll shows

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Business satisfaction with the Kansas workforce has dipped to its lowest point in 20 years, with executives expressing concern about finding employees with energy...

Regulators approve settlement in Evergy rate case

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State regulators on Tuesday morning approved a settlement agreement that will allow Evergy to increase electric rates in central Kansas but cut rates in...

Bank regulator expresses concerns about oversight of new financial institution

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The state's top banking regulator on Tuesday renewed concerns over how the state oversees a new type of financial institution that allows affluent investors...

Kelly administration reaches $7 million deal resolving dispute over tax incentives

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The state has reached an agreement that calls for developers of the Cerner office campus in Wyandotte County to put $7 million into the...

Governor imposes two-person crew rule over railroads’ objections

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Wednesday announced she was imposing a new rule requiring railroads operating in Kansas to have at least two crew members...

Kobach pushes for broader foreign land ownership bill

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Republican Attorney General Kris Kobach made a pitch for the Legislature to pass a law barring foreign adversaries from owning land in Kansas, although...

Business executive, former congressional candidate joins Commerce

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A Kansas business executive and former Democratic congressional candidate has been named as the new international director at the Commerce Department. Lt. Gov. and Secretary...