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'Bridge to nowhere' funds threatened

...the $450 million be spent on the bridges were removed, although the money remained in Alaska's share of federal transportation money. Murkowski, however, said the formula used to decide how federal money is distributed across Alaska limited...
DOT's credibility takes a hit in IFA dispute

...ambitions of the governor and top officials of the DOT. The facts boil down to a power struggle over who controls federal transportation money. The DOT wields great political power and seems to be frustrated in its efforts to maintain complete control...
City, business leaders revisit road debate

...shuttle ferries would be $9 million a year, state officials said. The state is expected to receive less federal transportation money through 2009 because of a projects bill passed by Congress in July that appropriates $1 billion to Alaska...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Borough, $55 million for Fairbanks and $30 million for rural Alaska. The bonds would be repaid mostly with federal transportation money. The state would have to pitch in 10 percent for the projects. Whether the proposal will make it past the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation. State Parks worked up an initial proposal to get state approval for federal transportation money for roadside improvements. It's been funded at $1.9 million. But at the project's first public meeting...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...this morning, targeting federal transportation money that could be used to...this morning, targeting federal transportation money that could be used to...this morning, targeting federal transportation money that could be used to...
Report: Ferry office needs upgrades

...Web Links: AMHS Report (pdf) DOT Study (pdf) The state Legislature in 2006 appropriated $2 million in federal transportation money to buy the site, the former Ketchikan Pulp Corp. mill office building at Ward Cove. Wetherell was not aware...
Parnell pushes tax cuts for lower pump prices

...were first introduced, top legislators said suspending the gas tax could hurt the state's ability to get federal transportation money.Wilson said suspending the tax could give other states "ammunition" to argue against the large share of...
My turn: Misconceptions about funding, design of Douglas Crossing need to be cleared up places responsible limits on the use of federal transportation money to needlessly destroy valuable public recreation...proponents seek to avoid. But taking one penny of federal transportation money would implicate Section 4(f) and hence remove...
State plans for ferry, highway improvements be spent. The remainder will take additional appropriations. The STIP is required by federal law before federal transportation money can be spent, but does not appropriate money in and of itself. Funding can come from the legislative appropriations...


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