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MTAB skeptical of ferry plans

...knowing more about the board," said Kemp, adding that when he was a deputy commissioner under former Commissioner Marc Luiken, he had very little contact with the AHMS - one of the reasons, he said, why he reorganized the DOT&PF. "I do...
Confirmation hearing held for Kemp

...very fortunate to be in this administration, I believe."Last year, with the resignation of then-Commissioner Marc Luiken, Kemp became acting commissioner before being appointed to the position on a permanent basis in late December.Some...
Juneau man appointed to oversee ferry system

...commissioner for the Alaska Marine Highway System. Capt. Michael Neussl was named to the position Thursday by Commissioner Marc Luiken of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. He'll oversee 11 vessels that provide service to 31 communities...
Governor Parnell proclaims May Bike Month

...Gas prices in Alaska are over $4 per gallon and we think we are going to see a surge in bicycle commuters," said Marc Luiken, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Commissioner. Alaska ranks sixth in the nation in the proportion...
State selects Ketchikan shipyard for role in building new state ferry

...Shipyard, to get the final construction deal. Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Commissioner Marc Luiken announced Monday that ASD had been selected as the construction manager and general contractor for the new Alaska-class...
DOT hears concerns about replacing ferries with roads

...of several, including doing nothing at all, should really be considered a "concept" they were looking at, said Marc Luiken, commissioner of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities."That's the term we used when we really...
Transportation leaders warn of funding shortfalls

...roughly twice the amount of funding the state currently spends in its transportation program."DOT commissioner Marc Luiken presented the report.House Transportation Committee Chair Peggy Wilson, R-Wrangell, agreed with the annual report's...
Help make our roads safer this summer

...same. Remember, the life you save may be your own. Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Commissioner Marc Luiken Department of Public Safety Commissioner Joe Masters
Oil companies pledge more Alaska hires

...the oil industry, challenged the significance of the new pods. She said she checked with Transportation Commissioner Marc Luiken, and said she needed to clarify the "very dramatic" statements she heard Tuesday from a union representative...
Marine Transportation board gets changes in leaders, members

...The board advises the Alaska Marine Highway System and Department of Transportation & Public Facilities Commissioner Marc Luiken on ferry issues.? Contact reporter Pat Forgey at 523-2250 or at


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