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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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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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This Week in Topeka March 16-20, 2020 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session It’s a wrap!  The legislature raced toward first adjournment earlier than expected as the threat of COVID-19 added some incentive for lawmakers to tackle the pressing needs of the state and head home. Committee hearings were cancelled…

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This Week in Topeka March 9-13, 2020 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session It was a full work week in Topeka as committee action hit full stride after a couple of shortened weeks. The week started like many others but soon discussions of coronavirus (COVID-19) began to dominate talk among…

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