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Kathleen Sebelius on Technology

Democratic KS Governor


Kansas Innovation Consortium for high-tech investment

I am proposing $1 million for new teaching scholarships in math, science, and technology.

High-tech industries represent the fastest growing sector of our economy. Children will need a strong math and science education to prepare them to enter the workforce. My budget includes funding for the Kansas Academy of Math and Science. Opening in 2009 at Fort Hays State University, the academy will ensure that talented young Kansans have the opportunity to be the next generation of world-class innovators.

We have incredible assets that promise future opportunity, whether it's our thriving aircraft industry, our emerging plant, animal and life sciences sector, or the barely-tapped potential of bio-fuels. I am issuing an Executive Order creating the Kansas Innovation Consortium charged with overseeing the continued vibrant growth of Kansas. Key business leaders will join educators and agency heads to continue expanding and diversifying our economy.

Source: State of the State address Jan 14, 2008

Restore funding for transportation and biosciences projects

Quality highways have long been essential to economic development, but in recent years the state's revenue problems have jeopardized the ambitious highway-building program passed by this Legislature. My plan restores funding for the remainder of the program so that the Kansas Department of Transportation can complete every announced project. The Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation and the Department of Commerce are working on an aggressive initiative to make Kansas a world leader in biosciences
Source: State of the State address to the Kansas Legislature Jan 12, 2004

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