3 Jan 2020
2019 was truly an extraordinary year. Last January, I began my time as Secretary with several goals for the Department of Commerce and for economic development in Kansas.
In this blog, I’d like to look back at the past year and reflect on the four main priorities we’ve had for the Department since Governor Kelly was inaugurated last year.
It has been a busy year of internal reforms, relaunched programs and external engagement with the business community and Kansans of all stripes. The progress made over the past year has been exciting, and it’s part of the reason CNBC named Kansas “The Comeback State of 2019!”