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Study finds Kansas among states struggling least to hire

October 25, 2022

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – A recent study has found that Kansas is one of the states that is struggling the least to hire employees. With labor force participation at 62.3% […]

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Other GO Topeka Offers Sneak Peak of New Innovation Center October 6, 2022 TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – The old Wolfe’s Camera Shop building, located at 634 S Kansas Ave. in downtown Topeka, is being converted into a space for innovators and entrepreneurs. Go […] Read More Other BioRealty Gives Tour of New Downtown Office Space October 6, 2022 TOPEKA (KSNT) – BioRealty, who is developing the Animal Science, Technology, Research and Agriculture (ASTRA) Innovation Center, conducted a walking tour of their new space Thursday afternoon. “We are here […] Read More General News Releases TOPEKA AREA BECOMES YOUNGER, MORE DIVERSE, AS 2021 U.S. CENSUS DATA SHOW SHAWNEE COUNTY ACHIEVED RECORD POPULATION GROWTH OVER TWO YEARS September 29, 2022 Topeka, KS — The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2021 American Community Survey data on Sept. 15, showing that Shawnee County’s population in 2021 increased by 1,389 residents over 2019 […] Read More Other Meet A Top 50 Economic Developer, Brought To You By Consultant Connect September 26, 2022 We’re celebrating another amazing 2022 Top 50 economic developer, Molly Howey, President of GO Topeka. Some of her favorite characteristics of Topeka, Kansas include the accessibility and authenticity of the […] Read More Other This Topeka native and skincare company owner will speak at GTP’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit September 25, 2022 Christopher Szamosszegi never needed to be an enrolled member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation to know he was Potawatomi. But doing so helped him discover himself, and keep a […] Read More General News Releases, Press GTP, GO TOPEKA ANNOUNCE LINEUP FOR 2022 ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE September 15, 2022 GO Topeka and the Greater Topeka Partnership are pleased to announce the lineup of speakers for the 2022 Economic Outlook Conference, with Dr. Joseph Gruber, of the Federal Reserve Bank […] Read More No Image Other GO TOPEKA ANNOUNCES EXCITING LINEUP OF SEPTEMBER EVENTS HONORING MINORITY AND WOMEN BUSINESSES September 15, 2022 TOPEKA, KANSAS – Sept 09, 2022 – GO Topeka announced today the lineup for a series of September events celebrating the area’s minority and women-owned businesses. The month will feature […] Read More Press, Project Announcements RYDER SET TO EXPAND IN TOPEKA, CREATING ESTIMATED $500M ECONOMIC IMPACT September 14, 2022 Topeka, KS — Today, Topeka and Shawnee County’s Joint Economic Development Organization (JEDO) board approved an incentive agreement that will aid Ryder System Inc. (NYSE: R) in expanding its business […] Read More Press, Project Announcements GOODYEAR SET TO INVEST IN TOPEKA, CREATING ESTIMATED $480M ECONOMIC IMPACT September 14, 2022 Topeka, KS — Today, Topeka and Shawnee County’s Joint Economic Development Organization (JEDO) board approved an incentive agreement that will help improve The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s Topeka tire […] Read More Other Plug and Play Accepts 12 Startups into Batch 4 September 1, 2022 The Plug and Play Animal Health Vertical invited startups from around the world to participate in the Batch 4 virtual selection day on August 16th.  Representatives from the Plug and Play […] Read More Other Choose Topeka Relocation Program August 25, 2022 By Kansas City Star For 3 years, Topeka has been paying people up to $15K to move there. Is it working? Kenyon and Stacey Gleason were already planning to move […] Read More Press Topeka GDP Increases by $1.12 Billion Reaching Record High August 22, 2022 TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – The Greater Topeka Partnership and GO Topeka announced on Monday the size of Shawnee County’s total economy grew by 10.4% between 2020 and 2021, hitting a record high of nearly […] Read More