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Legislature delays final word on Alaska Marine Highway budget

...schedule before it can announce what impact the budget will have on service for the coming year, department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said in an email.The next conference committee meeting is scheduled for 4 p.m. today.? Contact reporter Katie...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-16/legislature-delays-final-word-alaska-ma
State | AK legislature
Ferries dealt another blow in Senate subcommittee

...the Senate have pointed out that highways and aviation are taking comparable hits, dollar-wise.DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said it's hard to say right now how cuts to highways and aviation budgets will impact users, but the ferry system...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-25/ferries-dealt-another-blow-senate-subco
State | AK legislature
House shoots down adding back funding for pre-K, UAS, ferries

...service cuts."It's not yet certain how the add-back will reduce the impact on the ferry system, DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said Thursday. "The addition of $700,000 will definitely help," he said. "We haven't identified how much...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-13/house-shoots-down-added-funding-pre-k-u
State | AK legislature
Walker proposes state budget amendments

...once-in-a-lifetime vacations to Alaska, and he wants to ensure that service is available to them and Alaskans in the coming year.Jeremy Woodrow, a transportation department spokesman, said the details for how the shift in funds would affect other programs...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-19/walker-proposes-state-budget-amendments
State | AK legislature
The Road's new price tag: $4 million

...the gap is $9 million in state general funds. Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said that's a number reporters have used in their stories and isn't wrong but is the result of very simple math...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-03/roads-new-price-tag-4-million
Local
DOT commissioner brings back two deputies

...to join Luiken at the firm."When Luiken was brought back to the department, Hatter followed," DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.Hatter also served in the U.S. Air Force for 26 years, the release stated. He will start his new tenure...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-04/dot-commissioner-brings-back-two-deputi
State | AK legislature
Transportation department proposes ferry service reductions

...issue came up during a House Finance Committee overview of the department's budget on Monday.Department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said by email that most of the ferry system's operating budget is costs associated with the actual running of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-10/transportation-department-proposes-ferr
State
DOT proposes ferry service reductions

...issue came up during a House Finance Committee overview of the department's budget on Monday.Department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said by email that most of the ferry system's operating budget is associated with running the vessels. He said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-11/dot-proposes-ferry-service-reductions
State | AK legislature
Ferry system budget slashed in committee

...proportionately, but "with every reduction there is a trickle-down effect."The reductions are dramatic."DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said there's no set list of service reductions yet because "we don't really know what those cuts will be until...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/ferry-system-budget-slashed-committee
State | AK legislature
Senator questions $12 million ferry reappropriation

...item for the past few years, separate from the ferries' operating budget, Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.Walker budgeted about $160.7 million for ferry system operations for FY 2016, about a million dollars slimmer...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-10/senator-questions-12-million-ferry-reap
State | AK legislature

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