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Empire Editorial: New idea for DOT: Look at an old one

...road connection, is too pie-in-the-sky in some areas given the current budget crisis. But using matching federal transportation dollars to link smaller communities with day boats in some regions is an idea worth exploring once once more...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-10-18/empire-editorial-new-idea-dot-look-ol
Opinion
Big 3 airlines flexing their political muscle in Washington

...operating in an environment where the DOT thinks it needs to protect customers from airlines," referring to the federal Transportation Department.Airlines also are fighting airports over whether to raise from $4.50 to $8.50 the "passenger...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-15/big-3-airlines-flexing-their
Nation and World
Federal transportation allotments cut into state's road-building funds

...Ottesen, director of program development at the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. The federal transportation bill is filled with funding for construction projects in Alaska, such as $229 million for the Knik bridge and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080505/sta_20050805031.shtml
News
Ex-congressman to address Chamber luncheon in Juneau

Federal spending in Alaska is in decline, with federal transportation dollars alone spent in state expected to shrink by 30 percent in the coming year. Former Minnesota congressman David Minge will...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-01-25/ex-congressman-address-chamber-luncheon
Local
Tribal group sues Central Council over spent funds

...DIA recently filed a lawsuit against the Central Council seeking nearly $1 million of the tribal allocation of federal transportation funds that the DIA says it never received.The lawsuit is a result of years of DIA demanding to know where its...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-19/tribal-group-sues-central-council-over-
Local
Medicaid news guide: A look at the legislative debate

...up to its end of the bargain in providing match funds.Supporters of expansion say the state hasn't refused federal transportation dollars with similar match rates for fear the federal government will pull out, and Gov. Bill Walker's administration...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-07/medicaid-news-guide-look-legislative-de
State | AK legislature
Medicaid news guide: A look at the legislative debate

...up to its end of the bargain in providing match funds.Supporters of expansion say the state hasn't refused federal transportation dollars with similar match rates for fear the federal government will pull out, and Gov. Bill Walker's administration...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-08/medicaid-news-guide-look-legislative-de
State | AK legislature
Column: The 'rest of the story' on federal subsidies

...D-Anchorage, and Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson pointed out, we've never turned away federal transportation funds that come with the same requirement for the state to contribute 10 percent on highway maintenance projects...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-06/column-rest-story-federal-subsidies
Opinion
Photo: Transportation update

...Kavinoky, Executive Director of Transportation & Infrastructure for the U.S Chamber of Commerce, gives a federal transportation update to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce during their weekly luncheon at the Juneau International Airport on...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-04/photo-transportation-update
Local
Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

...controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators. But a second probe could prove more personally devastating: Prosecutors are trying to...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/prosecutors-would-face-high-bar-filin
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