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New ferries on schedule, on budget

...complete on Oct. 16, 2018."Vigor Shipyard is doing a bang-up job putting it together," said Mike Neussl, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. "I think the workforce there is on target and...
My Turn: Governor's endowment proposal is good for Alaska

...because second session of the 29th Legislature promises to be a good one.? Tara Jollie has worked as the deputy commissioner for the Alaska Department of Labor and as director of Community and Regional Affairs. She also writes and publishes...
Analysis: Pay now or later for gas pipeline?

...under all circumstances, the state of Alaska will repay TransCanada's costs," said Marty Rutherford, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources.In success or failure, not only will the state have to pay TransCanada...
State | AK legislature
Letter: Time to honor Prop. 10

...serve the citizens of Southeast Alaska. John Falvey, general manager for the ferry system, and Michael Neussl, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Transportation, need to fix the ferry schedule to meet the intent of the bond approved...
AMHS may explore selling Taku ferry

...saying it's a "conversation that's got to happen at high levels."Falvey said he and Michael Neussl, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Transportation, have discussed what's next for the Taku, and "everything from...
State | Local
New federal food safety rules issued after deadly outbreaks

...problems we face have one thing in common - they are largely preventable," said Michael Taylor, the FDA's deputy commissioner for foods.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 48 million people - or 1 in 6 Americans...
Nation and World
AMHS reform urged at SE conference

...frustrating locals, including the Southeast Conference audience.Mike Neussl, the Alaska Department of Transportation deputy commissioner responsible for the state ferry system, is attending the Southeast Conference event and on Tuesday laid out his...
State | Local
New year, old topics with the marine highway," she said on Friday. "It can't run on the status quo."Mike Neussl, deputy commissioner of the ferry system, is scheduled to present at the conference on Tuesday. Wright said there's a good relationship...
State | Local
Tribes, public work toward unified voice

...aggressive as is appropriate ... in order to advance Alaska's interest to the best degree possible."DNR Deputy Commissioner Ed Fogels said the state is going to request the mines' monitoring go as far downstream as possible. "All mines...
Budget deal reached

...Director Pat Pitney said weeks ago this cut will result in state worker layoffs. Department of Administration Deputy Commissioner Leslie Ridle said in a late-May interview those layoffs would probably number in the hundreds.The conference...


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