Grand Canyon to be Reimbursed for Funds Spent in Shutdown

From: Signals AZ

“Ruch said he believes the decision to tap fee dollars came from Washington and not from local park superintendents, despite “all this happy talk we’ve been hearing in this administration about empowering the field.” Garder said using fee dollars in the first place was damaging to parks, and that the government is playing a “shell game” with the park budget. “Using fee dollars to prolong a damaging situation was irresponsible to begin with,” Garder said. “Now, they are trying to backtrack from damage they already caused.”

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