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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
State briefs or check on the Web. Construction to begin on fast ferry JUNEAU - The state's transportation commissioner will travel to Connecticut next week to take part in ceremonies kicking off construction of the Alaska Marine...
State's airport policy could kill federal funding

...million in federal airport improvement money for 262 airports, according to the state. Kurt Parkan, deputy transportation commissioner, said his agency is aware of the assurances given to maintain the runways under the federal airport improvement...
Groups file suit against road plan

...reliable link - the Alaska Marine Highway," she said. Juneau resident Dick Knapp, a former Department of Transportation commissioner, said the issue of building a road has become blurred. "This issue has been permitted to deteriorate into 'road...


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