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The annual budget for the NPS is less than $3B a year.— Alt WASO NPS (@AltWASONPS) December 27, 2018
With over 325M Americans, it come out to less than $1 a month pp.
Each year, it generates over $12B in economic returns. That's $3 for every $1 spent.
Each day the Parks are shutdown, the economy loses up to $32.8M a day
Interestingly, Army, Air Force and Navy/Marines will be paid, but the Coast Guard will not, not a part of DOD.
Trump apparently made some arrangement for them to be paid. Meanwhile, others are being forced to work with no pay.
So, a gov't employee union has filed suit against him. Good. Slavery is supposed to be outlawed.
ONE time, no guarantees for 1/15/19 payday.