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Letter: DOT public hearing circus shows need for new administration

...or deliberately withheld for what can only be understood as political maneuvering.Alaska Department of Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp is withholding a marine highway fare equalization study until the end of the Juneau Access Environmental...
State proposes its plan for 'The Road'

...project; a prior plan was knocked down by the courts for not looking at a fuller range of alternatives.State Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp said in a release that the goal is to provide more opportunity to travel to the capital city at a...
State proposes plan for road from Juneau

...highways out of Skagway or Haines. Motorists would still have to hop ferries for part of the trip.State Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp says the goal is to provide more opportunity to travel to the capital city at a lower cost. Juneau...
Federal highway fund not worrying AKDOT

...that other states don't have, and it comes from having a large savings account," Alaska Department of Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp said. "We pay contractors out of the treasury and then we send a bill to the Federal Highway Administration...
Our local governments deserve more respect

...also on alert for legislative retaliation. I first became involved in local government in my mid-20s as a transportation commissioner, city council member and mayor. My law firm has represented many Alaska cities including litigation against...
State finds no flaw in AMHS security officer hire

Department of Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp released a statement yesterday confirming that the proper hiring process was followed when the state selected a new security...
Another delay for Tustumena

...will lose all connections to the mainland.Selby received the news in an email from Alaska Department of Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported.Kemp's email said Coast Guard inspectors found that steel...
State breaks ground on SLAM project

...spectators listened to a line-up of dignitaries give their blessings to the project. Mayor Merrill Sanford, Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp, Education Commissioner Mike Hanley and Ron Inouye of the Alaska Historical Society spoke at the...
Alaska scales back ferry project

...which has been in development since 2009.Parnell met with company officials Monday evening.Department of Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp said his agency will immediately begin renegotiating contracts with Vigor Industrial, the Oregon-based...
Alaska out $61 million in federal highway funds

...Texas and they're saying, 'Why should we change it back to where it was?"' Young said. Deputy state transportation commissioner John MacKinnon told regional directors to cut projects planned for the same part of the state where Congress...


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