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Renewing the Angel Investor Tax Credit
3 Apr 2020
It's been a busy Legislative Session so far at the Department of Commerce. In addition to updating the Legislature and providing annual reports on our state’s incentive programs, our agency has some key priorities for legislation that will be taken up in the current Legislative Session. This includes the renewal of the Kansas Angel Investor Tax Credit Program.
In today’s blog, I’d like to share more about the program and discuss the enhancements made by the legislation (HB 2689) that is currently being worked in the Legislature.
The economies of rural America are struggling. As a result, the percentage of startups that are in rural communities fell from 20% in the 1980s to around 12% currently, according to The Kauffman Foundation. But there’s a quiet and enterprising movement gathering steam among rural leaders to encourage local entrepreneurship...
Topeka, KS – State Librarian Eric Norris announced the 14th annual selection of Kansas Notable Books. The fifteen books feature quality titles with wide public appeal, either written by a Kansan or about a Kansas-related topic. “I am proud to present the 2019 Kansas Notable Book list. Choosing only 15...
University of Kansas medical students to graduate early and volunteer for program providing aid to Kansans during pandemicApr 3 2020
More than fifty senior students from the University of Kansas School of Medicine have asked to graduate early to participate in the Kansas Pandemic Volunteer Health Care Workforce, a program that will deploy them throughout Kansas as part of the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This program will...