Visitation was down sharply at the Lake Mead Recreation Area during the government shutdown late last year.
The University of New Mexico is feeling the pinch from the federal government shutdown.
Kevin takes calls on topics such as the government shutdown, SNAP cards, and more.
Arizona will have to send more cash to the federal government by late Wednesday if Congress still hasn’t passed a budget and the state wants the Grand Canyon National Park to remain open this coming weekend.
Pair with differing styles working toward same goal
Arizona reached a deal Friday with the Interior Department to pay for Grand Canyon National Park to completely reopen using state and local funds during the federal government shutdown.
Herbert estimated the economic impact of the federal government shutdown on Utah at $100 million.
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert wired money from state taxpayers that will reopen the state’s national parks 12 days after they were closed because of the government shutdown.
Congressmen Joe Heck talks about the government shutdown. Heck says he expects resolution soon.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is warning state residents they may lose some federally funded benefits if the government shutdown continues.