Another 263 people who work for national guard units in Kansas but are paid by federal programs, got confirmation as late as October 4 that their paychecks have been stopped.
They join 772 others notified earlier to stay home without pay.
First it was soldiers and airmen of Kansas National Guard.
Sharon Watson of the Adjutant General’s Office says the latest are federally-funded state employees, sometimes more than one in a household.
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