Economic Gateway http://www.actioncouncil.com Montgomery County Action Council News RSS Feed Sat, 17 Nov 2018 04:59:59 -0800 en-us ACT/WorkKeys to be administered free to Kansas juniors in 2018-2019 http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19529 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Kansas juniors will be able to take the ACT test and WorkKeys assessment for free during the 2018-2019 school year, the Kansas State Department of Education announced. Kansas joins 18 other state e... Department of Revenue offers resources, assistance for business owners http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19525 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Starting and running a business is challenging under the best of circumstances, and that’s why the Kansas Department of Revenue works to ensure its services are easy to use and accessible. KD... Kansas Awarded $200,000 in Grant Funding to Expand Exports http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19527 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Fri, 26 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Commerce and the Kansas Department of Agriculture have been chosen by the U.S. Small Business Administration as recipients of SBA’s State Trade Expansion ... Manufacturing Summit A Huge Success for Manufacturers in Kansas http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19526 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 TOPEKA – More than one hundred manufacturing professionals from across the state came together to hear advice from industry leaders, network, and learn about the newest innovations in Kansas man... Governor Colyer Announces New "Land in Kansas" Strategic Economic Development Initiative http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19523 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Governor Jeff Colyer announced the launch of a new economic development initiative aimed at attracting investment and promoting business expansion in Kansas. Colyer was joined by Interim Secretary of ... Governor’s Office Receives Grant for Statewide Broadband Mapping Project http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19522 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Information Network of Kansas (“INK”) Board of Directors has approved a $300,000 grant request by Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. to complete a Statewide Broadband Mapping project. The p... The Kansas Department of Commerce Announces Plans for 2018 Energy Conference http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=19528 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0700 TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Commerce will be hosting the 2018 Kansas Governor’s Energy Conference on October 11th through the 12th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan, Ka... Citizens Tour the Poultry Industry in Arkansas http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=18310 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Montgomery County citizens traveled to Springdale, Arkansas in June to further explore the poultry industry.  During the two day tour, the group toured the Tyson Research and Development Center, ... Frequently Asked Questions regarding Water Resources in Southeast Kansas http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=17898 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700   Through the process of exploring poultry for the Southeast Kansas region, Montgomery County Action Council (MCAC) has compiled several questions around the topic of the region’s water ... Did you know? Kansas is currently the strictest state for raising chickens in the midwest. http://www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news/?item=16569 www.actioncouncil.com/mcac/news Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The table below outlines the major players in the poultry industry with a focus on the Midwest region for poultry setbacks.  Currently, there is a bill in the Kansas Senate that would reduce...