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Transportation Secretary Foxx talks Native issues in Anchorage infrastructure as transportation bills move through Congress.The...277 billion version of a transportation bill, known as the DRIVE Act...a "strong robust surface transportation bill."Sen. Dan Sullivan, who...
House votes to keep highway spending level, ignores warnings

...Thursday passed a six-year transportation bill that maintains the spending...The bill is similar to a transportation bill passed by the Senate in July...the Senate included in its transportation bill, even though many in the...
Nation and World
Ryan weighs job of House speaker

...Even with the biggest GOP majority in decades, Boehner has seen embarrassing setbacks on education, farm and transportation bills, thanks to Democrats and rebellious GOP conservatives."If you do it right, I think you can write your ticket...
Nation and World
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...


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