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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
Building our state

...will be reconsidered. The value of this project to our future cannot be uderestimated. And like most other federal transportation projects it will be funded 90 percent by the feds.Sandy Williams Douglas

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-19/building-our-state
Letters
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
My Turn: Spending half a billion dollars is always a political decision

...economy, but that decision will take more dollars directly out of the state treasury because it means passing up federal transportation funds and forgoing competitive bids. A related political maneuver was the state's decision to make these two...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-24/my-turn-spending-half-billion-dollars
Opinion
One heck of a ride

...in his very first funding request for new buses in the late 1980s. Kern had submitted a grant request to the federal transportation department.The department commissioner "called me and told me he had just signed off on my grant," Kern...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-01/one-heck-ride
Local
Senators propose 12-cent gas tax increase

...elections in November.Revenue from gas taxes and other transportation user fees hasn't kept pace with promised federal transportation aid promised to states. People are driving less per capita and cars are more fuel efficient, keeping revenue...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-19/senators-propose-12-cent-gas-tax-increa
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