Kansas Guv Kelly Touts Economic Trophy Amid Harsh Times

It's very important for the Kansas Guv to focus on improvement in the economy in a tough reelection bid wherein her opposition will ramp up pressure on culture war politics and big picture financial issues like gas prices and inflation.

Accordingly, just like the recent hint that Panasonic will be coming to the Sunflower State amid a secretive "APEX" deal, here's more biz news hype embarrassed by the Topeka honcho . . .

“The Governor’s Cup is a program set up by Site Selection Magazine,” Kelly said. “Every year they have selected one state in the country where there has been the most new capital investment in the state per capita. This year we won number one. When I came into office we were number 20. We’ve since moved up to number 10 and this past year we were number one.”

Kelly went on to say that in order to win the award Kansas needed to attract new businesses to the state who could invest in it. Businesses like Urban Outfitters, Hilmers Dairy, Kubota, Amazon and others moved into the state according to Kelly.

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Kansas wins Governor's Cup award for capital investments

TOPEKA (KSNT) - Kansas has been awarded the 2021 Governor's Cup award by Site Selection Magazine. KSNT had an opportunity to sit down with Governor Laure Kelly and ask about this award and the future of Kansas' economy. "The Governor's Cup is a program set up by Site Selection Magazine," Kelly said.