Kansas Tax Credit and Grant Data (Department of Commerce)

Kasia Tarczynska filed this request with the Department of Commerce of Kansas.
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From: Kasia Tarczynska

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Kansas Open Records Act (K.S.A. 45-215), I hereby request the following records:

A list of companies approved to receive any of the following tax credits or grants going back as long as such records are kept:

— Investments in Major Projects and Comprehensive Training Program (IMPACT)
— Star Bonds
— Kansas Partnership Fund
— Kansas Industrial Training
— Kansas Industrial Retraining
— Kansas Economic Opportunity Initiatives Fund

The following information for each participating company listed:

— Name of company
— Date award approved
— Full address
— Value of incentive award
— Number of jobs or value of capital investment

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The request is made by Good Jobs First, a non-profit public interest research organization, via public information service MuckRock.com for non-commercial usage. In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request.

I would prefer the request to be filled electronically in a spreadsheet format, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 3 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Kasia Tarczynska
Research Analyst
Good Jobs First

From: Dan Lara

Kasia,

This e-mail is to inform you, pursuant to K.S.A. 45-218(d), that we have received your Kansas Open Records Act request, sent by e-mail on June 30, 2014.

The Department of Commerce will require additional time to review and properly respond to your request. As you know, the Department may charge fees related to producing documents and/or staff time involved in complying with this request. If this is necessary, we will provide you with a cost estimate of such charges prior to fulfilling your request. You can review the possible fees by going to www.kansascommerce.com/openrecords.

If you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly.

Warmest Regards,

Dan

Dan Lara
Deputy Secretary for Public Affairs
Kansas Department of Commerce
1000 SW Jackson St., Suite 100
Topeka, KS 66612

Direct: (785) 296-3760
Cell: (785) 640-3264
E-Mail: dlara@kansascommerce.com
www.KansasCommerce.com
www.facebook.com/KansasCommerce
@KansasCommerce

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 15, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Matthew L. Keith

Kasia,

Thank you for contacting the Kansas Department of Commerce. We are still working on your request and will have an estimate of anticipated fees for you next week.

Respectfully,

Matt Keith
Public Information Officer
Kansas Department of Commerce
1000 SW Jackson St., Suite 100
Topeka, KS 66612-1354

Office: (785) 296-4931
Cell: (785) 250-9274
mkeith@kansascommerce.com
KansasCommerce.com
@KansasCommerce

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 15, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 15, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 15, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 15, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Matthew L. Keith

Kasia,

Records for Promoting Employment Across Kansas (PEAK), STAR Bonds, Investments in Major Projects and Comprehensive Training Program (IMPACT) and the Kansas Economic Opportunity Initiatives Fund (KEOIF) are publicly available on the KanView website: http://kanview.ks.gov/

There is also an Economic Development Incentives page available here: http://kanview.ks.gov/EcoDev/EDHome.aspx.

If you would prefer that we email you these records, please let me know.

Respectfully,

Matt Keith
Public Information Officer
Kansas Department of Commerce
1000 SW Jackson St., Suite 100
Topeka, KS 66612-1354

Office: (785) 296-4931
Cell: (785) 250-9274
mkeith@kansascommerce.com<mailto:mkeith@kansascommerce.com>
KansasCommerce.com<http://www.kansascommerce.com/>
@KansasCommerce<https://twitter.com/KansasCommerce>

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