"I'd lost about 75 percent of my staff," Sanders said.
And that means victims would have no one to argue their cases, prosecutors said.
"I would ask the governor to talk to the victims of crime here in Campbell County, those people who won't have their day in court," Snodgrass said.
Kentucky has already begun fiscal year 2018, which prosecutors said makes it tough because the cuts are based on money already spent. Many prosecutors are asking for an exemption, but they may not know if they get it until December.