Governor Laura Kelly Applauds Department of Commerce State Trade Expansion Program Grant Award

30 Sep 2020


TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly applauded the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) on its announcement of a $127,400 award being presented to the Kansas Department of Commerce’s International Division through SBA’s competitive State Trade Expansion Program (STEP).

“International business is a major economic driver for Kansas, and the work done by the Department of Commerce has created a significant advantage for our state in markets across the world,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “I’m very pleased that the Small Business Administration has awarded our state this grant, which will support our ongoing efforts to recruit new businesses and bring good paying jobs to Kansas.”

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