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State moves forward on Road plan

...state is planning to push toward construction in the same breakneck way that the Parnell/(former DOT Commissioner Pat) Kemp team did," she said in an email.Walker fired Kemp in January after the commissioner wrote a memo defending the Road...
State | Local
Juneau Road loses funding but not dead yet

...process.""We suspected the project wouldn't make it last summer when we put it in the STIP," but then-Commissioner Pat Kemp wanted to be ready for it, just in case, Ottesen said."That's really true of both projects," he said. "They were...
State | Local | AK legislature
Former DOT commissioner resumes post

...Walker's office announced Friday afternoon.Marc Luiken, a DOT commissioner under former Gov. Sean Parnell, will replace Pat Kemp, who was asked to resign earlier this month.Luiken served as DOT commissioner from December 2010 until his resignation...
State | AK legislature
Governor clears desks at Alaska DOT

...Improvements Project to Gov. Bill Walker, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Acting Commissioner Pat Kemp was removed from his position, Walker spokeswoman Grace Jang confirmed. Two other high-level officials in the department...
State | Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Support the Alaska Marine Highway System, Gov. Walker

...increasing the ability of Alaskans to travel.In the past few years under the Parnell administration, DOT Commissioner Pat Kemp and Deputy Commissioner Reuben Yost, the major push for transportation funding and planning has gone to the Juneau Road...
My Turn: Road makes no economic sense

...of other material in the Juneau Access draft supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. Even so, DOT Commissioner Pat Kemp and Deputy Commissioner Reuben Yost deserve credit for authorizing and publishing this careful and credible economic study...
Letter: DOT public hearing circus shows need for new administration

...deliberately withheld for what can only be understood as political maneuvering.Alaska Department of Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp is withholding a marine highway fare equalization study until the end of the Juneau Access Environmental Impact Statement...
State proposes its plan for 'The Road'

...plan was knocked down by the courts for not looking at a fuller range of alternatives.State Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp said in a release that the goal is to provide more opportunity to travel to the capital city at a lower cost. Juneau...
State proposes plan for road from Juneau

...Skagway or Haines. Motorists would still have to hop ferries for part of the trip.State Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp says the goal is to provide more opportunity to travel to the capital city at a lower cost. Juneau is accessible only...
Federal highway fund not worrying AKDOT

...states don't have, and it comes from having a large savings account," Alaska Department of Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp said. "We pay contractors out of the treasury and then we send a bill to the Federal Highway Administration and we're...


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