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Ferry system plans new fare structure, reservation system

...requested by the Legislature last year. Ferry system officials presented that report to the joint House and Senate transportation committees Thursday.Ferry officials will also consider a seasonal rate adjustment and a premium charge for the most...
State | AK legislature
Egan to caucus with minority

...announcing its assignments for the upcoming legislative session. Egan, D-Juneau, will be a member of the Senate Transportation Committee and the Legislative Council. He was chairman of the Transportation Committee last session as one of two...
State | Local
Juneau Access Project manager resigns, but no setback predicted for road north

...Juneau.There was no mention of the pending leadership change at a Thursday joint meeting of the House and Senate transportation committees, which gathered to discuss the Juneau project and a proposed road to Ambler in northwest Alaska.Members...
State | Local | AK legislature
Southeast lawmakers prepare for session

...Improving ferry service in Southeast will be a major priority, Egan said.Egan, who is the chair of the Senate transportation committee, said finding a way to repair the recently damaged breakwater in Gustavus will also be an issue for him...
Retiring AMHS chief: Kemp asked for resignation

...and was not available for comment.Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, who is the incoming chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, said he has enjoyed a good working relationship with Neussl and is sorry to see him leave the department...
Bill would add 12th seat to Marine Transporation Advisory Board Addition seat for Kodiak Island and Kenai Peninsula communities

...Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, and Rep. Peggy Wilson, R-Wrangell, respectively the chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee and the chairwoman of the House Transportation Committee, both saying they "don't have a problem" with...
My Turn: Cost limits on ferries, but not 'the road'

...right ships, and they have to be scheduled in the right way.At the Jan. 17 meeting of the House and Senate Transportation Committees and DOT officials, Captain John Falvey, general manager of the Marine Highway, made some encouraging statements...
MTAB expansion bill advances in Senate

The Senate Transportation Committee advanced a bill Tuesday to add a 12th seat to the Alaska...that's a very overwhelming concern," he said.The Senate Transportation Committee is chaired by Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau. Egan expressed...
State | Local
SE mayors, public unimpressed with ferry concept

...testify at a joint meeting of the House and Senate Transportation committees, at which legislators also questioned Alaska...Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, suggested the DOT&PF use that time to pitch...
JSD supports AMHS high-speed internet the Joint House and Senate Transportation Committee meeting on Feb. 28. Egan is chair of the Senate Transportation Committee. The committees a staffer for the Senate Transportation Committee. Egan asked DOT if the...


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