Tag: Secretary of Commerce

David Toland, Kansas Secretary of Commerce, will be the keynote speaker Thursday at an economic development forum held at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. The Kansas Economic Development Policy Conference is at KU’s Memorial…

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly says she’s launching the state’s first formal strategy in 30 years to strengthen economic development. Kelly pledged Monday to work with industries and economic development specialists to…

TOPEKA ? David Toland was among friends and family Monday afternoon as he was officially sworn in Secretary of Commerce in the rotunda of the State Capitol. More than 30 residents from across Allen County…

TOPEKA  — Two things were on David Toland’s 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…

“Avenue Q,” the recent production by the Iola Community Theatre, deftly uses humor and props to prick our consciences. The musical uses some familiar (puppet) faces and because of its adult nature is commonly referred…

David Toland should be the commerce secretary of Kansas. With abundant experience in economic development and an impressive resume as CEO of Thrive Allen County, Toland would be an asset to the department and the…

Katrina Springer admits that up until now she had pretty much “just blindly believed” information from Kansans for Life, the pro-life group with a goal to eradicate abortion. All that changed Wednesday night when Springer,…

Dear editor, This Trump-voter supports David Toland for Secretary of Commerce.  Friends, please email Kansas senators — www.kslegislature.org — and ask them to support his confirmation.  David and Beth Toland are true public servants. It’s…

On Monday, members of the board of directors of the Iola Area Chamber of Commerce issued a statement in support of David Toland’s confirmation as Secretary of Commerce. In a letter addressed to Sen. Julia…

Grievances generated by policy and personality clashes in a southeast Kansas community have spilled onto the statewide stage in the battle over Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly?s nominee to head the state Department of Commerce. David…