Daily Archives: March 9, 2009

State unemployment and food assistance get boost from federal stimulus money

TOPEKA – People who get unemployment checks in Kansas will see an extra $25 a week from stimulus money sent to the state.

While an additional $25 per week might not seem like much, it means an extra tank of gas or more groceries for the approximately 59,000 Kansans receiving unemployment, Kansas Secretary of Labor Jim Garner said on Monday.

Money available for food assistance also is increasing. Read More »