KANSAS CITY, Kan (Reuters) – While still unable to agree on a budget, Kansas lawmakers on Saturday averted a furlough of thousands of non-essential employees by passing a bill defining all employees as essential, officials said.
Republican Governor Sam Brownback said in a statement posted on his website that he will sign the bill so that state services can continue working uninterrupted.
— Kansas averts furloughs for thousands of state employees, Kevin Murphy, Reuters, today
So all state employees in Kansas are essential. Who knew?
I dunno. Sure sounds to me like big gummint. Okay, well, I guess in Kansas these days, mid-sized gummint. But still ….