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Federal Shutdown

State wants unemployment checks back from furloughed federal workers

PHOENIX — Federal workers who got time off with pay during the government shutdown won’t be double dipping, at least not in Arizona.

October 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

State due $1 million refund on Grand Canyon operation

PHOENIX — State officials are waiting for more than $1 million to come back to the treasury now that the U.S. government is running again.

October 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

State must decide if it will keep funding Grand Canyon

PHOENIX — Arizona has about $275,000 in the bank earmarked for Grand Canyon operations — and less than two days to decide whether to use that to keep the national park open if budget negotiations in Washington remain stalled.

October 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Grand Canyon to reopen Saturday morning

PHOENIX — Grand Canyon National Park is set to reopen today.

October 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Feds dangle Grand Canyon re-opening possibility

PHOENIX — Federal officials said Thursday they’re willing to reopen national parks with state dollars — but only in a way that may make it financially impossible.

October 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer says killing "Obamacare" now could cripple the state budget

Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday that she does not want U.S. House Republicans to succeed in their bid to shut down the Affordable Care Act, saying it would “devastate” the state budget.

October 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Grand Canyon can't use donations to reopen

Grand Canyon can't use donations to reopen

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked President Obama late Friday to let Grand Canyon National Park reopen with private and state money during the federal government shutdown, saying there’s precedent for the move.

October 05, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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