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My Turn: United Legislature grants control of state's destiny

...and gas reserves, opportunities to help meet the state's energy needs, and a long-term revenue source for public infrastructure and services.Long before construction begins, this project will jump start Alaska's economy by creating thousands...
My Turn: Why I'm restoring Alaska Hire requirements

...ensure that Alaskans get hired for Alaska jobs. I am proud to restore those Alaska hire requirements for our public infrastructure projects.? Bill Walker is a lifelong Alaskan and an independent serving as governor of Alaska. He lives in...
Gov. Parnell proposes $12.4B state budget

...violence, state-supported merit scholarships for high school graduates and addressing deferred maintenance of public infrastructure.Bigger-ticket items include $10 million for the proposed Susitna-Watana dam, $20 million toward completing...
Advisory board to seek more public input on utility code updates

...structure should be and what the rate should be.""The Public Works staff is looking at how to secure a long-term public infrastructure plan," said Duncan after the meeting, noting the complexity of the issues involved with updating the utility...
Alaska Digest

...federal aid will be available to repair damaged public infrastructure, such as water and sewer systems, power grids...government will pay for 75 percent of repairs to public infrastructure to the state's 25 percent match. The state...
Juneau, city of hope come. There is hope in the hearts of most of us that the right choices will be made in dealing with looming public infrastructure, transportation and tourism decisions. Next year we will see forward movement on the Area Wide Transportation...
My Turn: Economy needs more than just Kensington

...stop business growth and job creation. This in turn diminishes tax revenues at a time when Juneau is building public infrastructure, thus creating new budget demands. To balance the city budget and reinvigorate Juneau, we must unshackle business...
Begich introduces package of Arctic bills

...a University of Alaska study that estimates climate change will increase the cost of maintaining or replacing public infrastructure by $6 billion. Begich called for a coordinated Arctic research plan that will guide policy decisions. Begich...
Federal deb solution must cut spending, grow economy, be fair and balanced

...stimulate the economy, Congress and the Obama administration further increased the national debt by investing in public infrastructure and providing even more tax breaks. Today, this nation is more than $14 trillion in the hole. Continued deficit...
Slacktide: Alaskaepoedia Snow

...rain."Effects on Human SocietySubstantial snowfall - or, in the Lower 48, one single flake - can disrupt public infrastructure and slow human activity (although not in Alaska, where people seem to drive even faster when it snows, risk...


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