#27 Kansas


6.20 out of 10 in Taxation and Regulation

7.07 out of 10 in Workforce Quality

6.81 out of 10 in Living Environment

Right to Work?


State Profile

Kansas Governor Brownback has made Growing the Kansas Economy one of the top priorities of his administration. Since he took office, over 65,000 private sector jobs have been created, and the Sunflower State has set a record for new business filings every year since 2011 at a time when national startup businesses are on the decline.

Key Industries

Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture, Aviation, Bioscience, Clean Energy, Food Services

Key Companies

Cerner Corp.
Crestwood
Seaboard Corp.
Sprint Nextel
YRC Worldwide

Key Contacts

Kansas Department of Commerce

Antonio J. Soave, Secretary of Commerce
1000 S.W. Jackson St., Suite 100
Topeka, KS 66612-1354
(785) 296-3481
asoave@kansascommerce.com
http://www.kansascommerce.com/

Current Developments

2016 Regional Report: The Midwest

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