Commerce Section lays out Kansas’ financial enhancement approach

Kansas Secretary of Commerce David Toland smiles before making prepared remarks accepting the nomination for lieutenant governor by Gov. Laura Kelly in a news conference Monday at the Statehouse.

Gov. Laura Kelly, along with two previous governors and Secretary of Commerce David Toland, introduced Thursday a new “framework for progress” for Kansas’ economic improvement. 

“An powerful tactic does additional than emphasis on the listed here and now – we ought to approach for the future and set the phase for sustained advancement and prosperity,” Kelly explained. “The Framework for Progress is a bold strategy to deal with existing and foreseeable future tendencies in our point out, even though we continue on to encourage task advancement and new money expenditure in communities of every sizing all across Kansas.”

The 37-page plan particulars a long-expression shift in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and existing economic problems. A gradual amount of progress, automation’s elimination of positions and out-migration of educated youth are the principal concerns Kanas wants to deal with, stated Toland.