News

How Long Should the State Foot the Bill for the Grand Canyon?



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.

See also:
-Grand Canyon Open (For Now)
-Grand Canyon's Bad-Boy Mountain Bikers From '95 Shutdown

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?

Cast your vote below:


Send feedback and tips to the author.
Follow Matthew Hendley on Twitter at @MatthewHendley.