Nearly two dozen people have been issued citations for entering Grand Canyon National Park after a partial government shutdown forced its closure.
An Arizona food bank is taking more than 600 food boxes to Grand Canyon National Park on Tuesday for government and concession workers who have been furloughed from their jobs by the partial government shutdown.
1100 Nellis personnel were furloughed during the government shutdown.
Despite being warned about possible federal citations, 16 hikers hopped a gate at closed Zion National Park in southern Utah to protest the partial government shutdown.
AZ Gov. Jan Brewer is calling on President Obama to reopen Grand Canyon National Park.
They’re considered ‘essential’ employees, but not essential enough to pay.
Can’t we just get along ? Are the divisions too deep for our Senators and Representatives to make adult compromises.
Arizona’s Republican leaders, known for picking fights with the federal government, are seething again now that the Grand Canyon is closed because of the budget crisis in Washington.
An outside political group supporting House Democrats is casting blame for the government shutdown on nine House Republicans in a series of television and online ads.
In addition to the nearly 800,000 furloughed federal workers remaining idle, the government shutdown has also put many lawmakers’ staffs on hold, including Sen. Harry Reid’s office, which has shut down completely.