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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Here are the steps a community can take to attract Opportunity Zone investments

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Governmental units that have one or more Opportunity Zones located in their jurisdiction should consider what role they can play in attracting a portion of the predicted $100 billion of investments resulting from the new tax law.

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

U.S. Treasury Department approves 74 census tracts Governor Colyer nominated as Opportunity Zones

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TOPEKA – The U.S. Department of Treasury has officially certified Governor Jeff Colyer’s nomination of 74 census tracts to be designated as Qualified Opportunity Zones and has designated those tracts as such.  The approved Opportunity Zones, a ne...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Governor Colyer announces communities to be designated as Opportunity Zones

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TOPEKA – Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. and officials from state government agencies have completed a review of Letters of Interest submitted from communities across the state to be considered for designation as Opportunity Zones.

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Kansas communities may apply now for designation as an Opportunity Zone

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TOPEKA – On Tuesday, Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. announced that the Kansas Department of Commerce is now accepting proposals from communities to designate eligible low-income census tracts as Kansas Opportunity Zones under the new Federal Opportunity Zones...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Kansas Opportunity Zone Forum Taking Place on Oct. 25

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TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Commerce will host a community forum for Opportunity Zones from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 25th, at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas. 

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

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