The Grand Canyon is now open -- for a few more days, at least.
The state and the National Park Service came to an agreement for the state to fund operations of the park for seven days, at a cost of $93,000 per day.
The governor's office said in a statement that they would "continue to assess next steps if the federal shutdown has not ended in those seven days."
Here's our question this morning: How long should the state foot the bill, if there's no end to the federal shutdown?
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