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Walker's actions back his words

...imperative to insure selection of the best projects. Leadership within the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is paramount to the success or failure of State development. Over the past decade, DOT&PF's leadership has...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-12-28/walkers-actions-back-his-words
Letters
Gov. Walker halts megaprojects

...holiday, Woodrow said he expects talks between the governor's office and the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will continue. "We'll probably know more Monday and in the coming days what else would be affected with the project and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-28/gov-walker-halts-megaprojects
State
So far, 3 of 14 commissioners chose Juneau

...of the Department of Education and Early Development; and Patrick Kemp, of the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, are based in Juneau. Hanley and Kemp are two of three commissioners Walker kept on from the Parnell administration...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-26/so-far-3-14-commissioners-chose-juneau
Local
Alaska ferry project caught in flap over US steel

...reach a possible resolution.Reuben Yost, a deputy commissioner with the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, said the department doesn't have experience with the kind of waiver Doer suggested. Before the department would...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-18/alaska-ferry-project-caught-flap-over-u
State
Shipyard starts work on two new ferries

...a historical moment for Alaska," said Jeremy Woodrow, spokesman for the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities. "These will be the first state ferries ever built in the state of Alaska and used by the state of Alaska."Once...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-14/shipyard-starts-work-two-new-ferries
State
City seeks funds for recycling center, parking system

...he said.Director of Public Works Kirk Duncan added: "That's why we are spending the money that we are." Public facilities such as schools, Bartlett Regional Hospital and the Federal Building currently do not have recycling programs...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-09/city-seeks-funds-recycling-center-parki
Local
Transit passengers vent about changes

...Duncan said the main goal of the proposed plan was to make more reliable transfers, and service the schools and public facilities on Riverside Drive. "The buses are consistently not on schedule, so (passengers) wait for transfers and that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-02/transit-passengers-vent-about-changes
Local
Tis the season to harvest that holiday tree

...make sure that land is not used as a park, recreation site, scenic corridor, school, residential subdivision, public facility, or a muskeg where trees have difficulty growing.It's important to make sure you're allowed to cut trees where...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-28/tis-season-harvest-holiday-tree
Outdoors
Walker asks for 200 employees' resignations

...Conservation's Larry Hartig; the Department of Public Safety's Gary Folger; and the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities' Patrick Kemp. Hanley, Hartig and Kemp are all listed as "acting" commissioners."If it says 'acting,' it's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-02/walker-asks-200-employees-resignations
Local
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...the recommendations of a March 2013 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska State Department of Transportation and Public Facilities study and fund strategic investments in an Alaskan Deep-Draft Arctic Port system. A separate and brief U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-02/ramp-us-alaskas-arctic-infrastructure
Opinion

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