Topeka, Kan. (KSNT) - The governor says Kansas will only be able to help residents who rely on federal programs through mid-November.
Governor Sam Brownback issued a statement today saying his administration is committed to minimizing the shutdown's effects.
The governor said the state's healthy cash reserves allow it to juggle funds to programs that are sustained by federal dollars.
If the shutdown continues, the state can't be sure it can provide benefits for November under the women, infants and children program - or WIC - which helps poor mothers with young children buy food.
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