Friday, 29 May 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Friday
Low  53°
High 78°
Saturday
Low  51°
High 68°
Sunday
Low  58°
High 79°
Monday
Low  62°
High 85°
Tuesday
Low  63°
High 87°
Wednesday
Low  64°
High 87°
Thursday
Low  63°
High 86°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 68°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Defense Cuts Causes KS National Guard Furloughs
05/16/2013

Approximately 1,100 full-time employees of the Kansas National Guard will be hit by furloughs.

The furloughs were announced Wednesday by the Kansas Adjutant General's Office and represent around 54 percent of the guard's total full-time work force.

The furloughs are schedule to begin July 8 and will continue through at least September 30. The cuts will affect federal technicians and a small number are federal civilians. Active Duty Guard and Reserve positions will not be affected.

In a statement from the Kansas Adjutant General's Office, Major Lee Tafanelli said, "These cuts will affect the readiness of our overall force and will cause difficulty and hardship for our Kansas National Guardsmen and federal civilians.”

The cuts were ordered by the Department of Defense due to budget issues in Washington.

© Associated Press
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Tornadoes and Hail Hit Southwest Kansas
Plane Crash Kills Western Kansas Man
Liberal Police Department Promotes Officers
Two Tornadoes Touch Down Near Sublette
NWS Rates Sunday's Tornadoes
Shooting Suspect Apprehended
Oil, Gas Valuations Upends County Budgets
Redskins Runner Up in Home Regional
Redskins Win Baseball Regional for First Time in 23 Years  
Liberal City Commission Meets, Approves CNG Plat
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Huelskamp Staff to Host Local Office Hours on Tax Concerns in Liberal
Seaman Stymies Liberal at State
Shooting Suspect Apprehended
Juan Rodriguez is Mead Lumber Athlete of the Week  
Edwin Sobalvarro Signs at Friends
Two Tornadoes Touch Down Near Sublette
Liberal's Riley Shoots 87 and Rolla's Huddleston 8th
KSHSAA Adjusts 5A Baseball Schedule Due to Weather
Lopez and Coyos Two Time All Americans in ITA
Kansas Marijuana Bill Hits Roadblock in State Senate
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group