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Senator upbeat at Sitka luncheon

...that will have significant impact for Alaska, she noted, were the Water Resources Development Act, the Highway Transportation Bill and the reform of Veterans Affairs health care system, with the latter being of particular importance to veterans...
DOT: Auke Lake Wayside was not guaranteed funding

...the pot of money was no longer available."The park was removed from the STIP in the wake of the most recent transportation bill passed by Congress, MAP-21, Woodrow said. The federal bill emphasizes highway and safety improvements, but...
Washington Must Deliver on Nation's Priorities: Jobs, Transportation, Energy

...senators had proposed eliminating.After refusing to act for four months, the U.S. House finally passed the transportation bill in late June, sending it to the president for final approval. Fortunately for college students across the nation...
More Americans biking to avoid paying gas prices

...spending on bike paths, lockup racks and bike stations where cyclists can park and shower. The $286 billion federal transportation bill signed last year will double the amount of money available for bike and pedestrian facilities to about $4 billion...
This Day in History

...a black man. President Clinton unleashed a torrent of public works money, signing a $203 billion-dollar transportation bill. In the world In A.D. 68, the Roman Emperor Nero committed suicide. In 1870, author Charles Dickens died...
Alaska gets money and controversy in transportation bill

A bridge nearly as long as San Francisco's Golden Gate may one day grace Ketchikan's skyline, thanks to a tenacious lawmaker who is making his state a major beneficiary of federal highway money.
Knowles approves VPSO pay hike

...lawsuit," Halford said. Knowles also signed two transportation bills Tuesday. One requires the state Department of...with the bonds to be repaid by air carriers. The transportation bills were sponsored by Sen. John Cowdery, an Anchorage...
Bridge supporters may seek funds for study

...Committee Chairman Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) asking him to authorize $8.1 million in the fiscal 2005 federal transportation bill. The funding would cover pre-construction costs associated with the second crossing. But Roots said the Gravina...
Transportation bill means hundreds of millions for Alaska

...congressional delay in approving the transportation bill has delayed the project's...than any other state in the transportation bill. The watchdog group said...parochial politics in this transportation bill," Ashdown said in a prepared...
Alaska in line for jump in highway spending

...from a new federal highways bill. Though bridges in those cities have garnered the most attention in the federal transportation bill passed last week, a change in the formula for calculating states' money will mean an increase of 30 percent for...


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