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This Week in Topeka January 18-22, 2021 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session It’s the end of week two and it was anything but normal. After taking Monday off to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the legislature had planned for a full week of…

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This Week in Topeka January 11-15, 2021 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session They’re back! The 2021 session is underway with Monday’s official swearing-in ceremony followed by Governor Kelly’s State of the State address on Tuesday evening. The first week of session is usually a little slow to get rolling…

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News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stan Lawson, slawson@opchamber.org or (913) 766-7601 Overland Park Chamber Foundation Announces 2021 Leadership Overland Park Class OVERLAND PARK, KS, Dec. 14, 2020 – The Overland Park Chamber Foundation has selected 29 business professionals to participate in its 2021 Leadership Overland Park (LOP) program. Now in its 38th year, LOP…

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News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stan Lawson, slawson@opchamber.org or (913) 766-7601 Overland Park Chamber Endorses Shawnee Mission School District’s Bond 2021 Proposal  Overland Park, Kan., December 8, 2020 – The Overland Park Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has endorsed the Shawnee Mission School District’s Bond 2021 proposal, a $264.22 million bond package that…

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News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stan Lawson, slawson@opchamber.org or (913) 766-7601 Overland Park Chamber Honors Senator John Skubal with 2020 Richard A. Worrel Community Legacy Award Overland Park, Kan., December 4, 2020 – The Overland Park Chamber today recognized Sen. John Skubal with the 2020 Richard A. Worrel Community Legacy Award. Sen. Skubal’s lifelong…

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This Week in Topeka June 1-5, 2020 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session Lawmakers returned to Topeka on Wednesday after Governor Laura Kelly called for a special session to address emergency powers and other issues related to COVID-19. The special session came on the heels of a tumultuous and nearly…

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