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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...
Walker still evaluating Road project "megaprojects" he felt the state could no longer afford, including the Juneau Road. Former DOT Commissioner Pat Kemp was asked to resign after defending the Road to the Walker administration in a memo released by the governor. Luiken...
State | AK legislature
Still no boss for DOT roads in Southeast

...Island Borough, Valdez and the Aleutian chain. Clough was let go by Gov. Bill Walker along with former Commissioner Pat Kemp and Deputy Commissioner Reuben Yost earlier this month.Luiken was responsible for hiring Clough as a director in 2011...
State | AK legislature
New DOT commissioner is an old one

...again.Gov. Bill Walker's office announced the appointment Friday afternoon. He replaces former DOT Commissioner Pat Kemp, who was asked to resign earlier this month after defending the Juneau Access Improvements Project to the governor...
State | AK legislature
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...


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