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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-04/dot-auke-lake-wayside-was-not-guarantee
Local
Alaska editorial: Not to Politico: Fairbanks isn't 'nowhere'

...Commerce:The State of Alaska received welcome news at the end of June when Congress agreed on a two-year surface transportation bill that largely preserved annual federal funds for the Alaska Railroad Corp.Under the Senate version passed in March...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-08-06/alaska-editorial-not-politico-fairban
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-11/washington-must-deliver-nations-prior
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051706/sta_20060517012.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060903/loc_history.shtml
News
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.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060905/sta_20050609020.shtml
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071101/sta_VPSOpayhike.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072204/loc_bridge.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073105/sta_20050731003.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080205/sta_20050802010.shtml
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