TOPEKA Two things were on David Tolands mind Monday afternoon in the minutes following his hotly contested, but successful, bid to become the Kansas secretary of commerce.
First was gratitude to the people of Allen County and across the state who have been incredibly supportive, Toland told the Register in a telephone interview. The outpouring of support in the form of calls, letters and visits to senators has been tremendous.
Second, Toland was ready to look to the future, to get the Department of Commerce back on its feet, and see growth in our states economy in our rural, urban and suburban areas.
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