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News Release | Gov. Laura Kelly Joins Spectrum to Celebrate Grand Opening of New Overland Park Retention Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News Release | Gov. Laura Kelly Joins Spectrum to Celebrate Opening of Retention Center in Overland Park   Nearly $5 Million Invested in New State-of-the-Art Facility Hiring Underway for More Than 650 Positions        OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Gov. Laura Kelly and Overland Park officials joined Spectrum for a ribbon-cutting ceremony…

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Veto Session Report | May 9, 2022

Veto Session Report May 9, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session Lawmakers returned to Topeka on April 25 to convene the wrap-up period known as Veto Session. True to its name, senators and representatives attempted a handful of veto overrides while also wrapping up other items of business before…

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4 Small Business Resources in Overland Park

4 Small Business Resources in Overland Park Getting a business up and operating can be a challenge… We’d know because we’re helping Overland Park business daily and especially during Small Business Appreciation Week! Our Chamber team collaborated to compile a list of free business resources for local firms. These tools are intended to assist small…

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This Week in Topeka | March 28-April 1, 2022

This Week in Topeka March 28-April 1, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session The main part of the 2022 Legislative Session has come to a close. Lawmakers will return to Topeka on April 25 for the veto session where they will consider potential gubernatorial vetoes and wrap up remaining…

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President’s Message | Be the change

President’s Message April 2022 From the Business Perspective Newsletter Be the change I love to read recipes. Recipe magazines, cookbooks, stacks of recipe cards, you name it. I collect (my husband says “hoard”) recipes, far too many to try. Despite the numerous variations available, I often make the same dishes the same way, sticking to…

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This Week in Topeka | March 21-25, 2022

This Week in Topeka March 21-25, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session A planned short week has come to a close in Topeka. Lawmakers spent their time on their respective chamber floors churning through bills and amendments in advance of Wednesday’s deadline to consider all bills. Lawmakers will return…

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This Week in Topeka | March 14-18, 2022

This Week in Topeka March 14-18, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session With just a few exceptions we’ve reached the time of year where committees are finished with their work. Most of the attention now returns to the House and Senate floors where the bodies will fine tune legislation…

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This Week in Topeka | March 7-11, 2022

This Week in Topeka March 7-11, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session Just as things were humming along in Topeka, Mother Nature decided to cut things short with another Thursday snowstorm. While the incoming snow didn’t put everything on hold, it did cause quite a few hearings to be…

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News Release | Overland Park Chamber is a 5 Star Chamber

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News Release | Overland Park Chamber is a 5 Star Chamber   Fewer than 1% of the nation’s chambers receive 5 stars The Board of Directors and staff of the Overland Park Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the organization has earned the distinction of Accredited with 5 Stars — the…

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This Week in Topeka | February 28-March 4, 2022

This Week in Topeka February 28-March 4, 2022 Business, Economic Development & Local Government News from the Legislative Session Not sure if it was the unseasonably warm weather or not, but action in the statehouse was perhaps a little more quiet than usual for this time in the session. Committees continue to evaluate proposals as…

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