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General election, with presidential race on ballot, is today

...voters whether the State of Alaska should issue up to almost $453.5 million in general obligation bonds for state transportation projects, while Ballot Measure 1 asks whether a constitutional convention should be held.Judicial retention elections...
Bridge supporters may seek funds for study

...get $8.1 million in federal funding this year for a second bridge over Gastineau Channel because other state transportation projects are of higher priority, a city lobbyist said Wednesday. Washington, D.C., lobbyist John Roots told...
Cost of road access not excessive

...that's for sure - but when compared with other state transportation projects now on the drawing board, it brings new perspective...ferry is estimated at $125 million. Other state transportation projects that have been built over the last 10 years...
State projects win $112 million

...transportation projects for Alaska. It is separate from a $3.5 billion request for federal formula grants to state transportation projects. The Alaska list includes $20 million for the Alaska Railroad to make improvements to its passenger lines...
Proposed law links fuel tax to state transportation projects

Fuel taxes would power transportation projects if a proposed change in the constitution becomes law.
Access road lawsuit to be announced Wednesday

...SEACC and Earthjustice will be on hand Wednesday to answer questions about the proposed road, its effects on state transportation projects and the pending legal challenge, the release said. Mary Siroky, a special assistant to the commissioner...
DOT resists 2nd IFA ferry

...the state Capitol. That's because DOT has wide discretion under the law in developing a priority list for state transportation projects funded by federal highway dollars. IFA was established as a port authority in 1997 by the cities of Coffman...
Juneau Empire Story Archive links fuel tax to state transportation projects By CATHY BROWN THE links fuel tax to state transportation projects 030800 Local 5 The links fuel tax to state transportation projects 28° Classifieds
Lawmaker proposes transportation fund

JUNEAU - An Alaska lawmaker wants to set aside $1 billion in a fund that would fuel state transportation projects. Republican Rep. Peggy Wilson said she's worried about declining federal funding for Alaska transportation projects and cumbersome...
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Alaska awaits details of $789 billion stimulus

...for aviation and between $30 million and $40 million for transit projects. They are currently revising the state transportation project list which ranks projects based on their safety improvements, national import and readiness, among other...


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