January 22, 2018
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President Donald Trump released the proposed 2019 budget Feb. 12. The proposal contains a 15 percent cut to the Department of the Interior, which houses the National Park Service.
After a brief shutdown lasting into the early morning hours Feb. 9, Congress passed a budget that will keep the government funded for another two years.
A government shutdown over the weekend of Jan. 19 - 23 may have rattled some business owners in communities near national parks, but the Grand Canyon community fended off potential setbacks and saw little disruption to business as usual.