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Transportation Secretary Foxx talks Native issues in Anchorage

...years of federal surface transportation funding, which has been funded...Transportation Committee.The transportation funding law known as MAP-21 passed...921 million in Surface Transportation funding for more than 60 programs...
With new transportation funds, Douglas Indian Association looks to its members

Coming out of a six-year transportation funding partnership with the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, the Douglas Indian Association has found itself...
Historic Keku Cannery to be stabilized

...director for the Organized Village of Kake, said the tribe has been authorized to use its Bureau of Indian Affairs transportation funding to stabilize the building, which is located on BIA trust land. Once it's stabilized, the tribe intends to...
Canadians pitch ideas for cross-border links

...meeting, that they want to improve their connections to Alaska. The bad news, said one of the speakers, is that transportation funding is simply not a federal priority in Ottawa. "It's just not on the radar screen," said Graham Kedgley...
Panel questions charter student transit

...students. He said the provision gives funds to local districts to provide the transit."Without some form of transportation funding, schools are not open to all students. I understand that," Gardner said. "But, there's a hit here when...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Support the Alaska Marine Highway System, Gov. Walker

...the Parnell administration, DOT Commissioner Pat Kemp and Deputy Commissioner Reuben Yost, the major push for transportation funding and planning has gone to the Juneau Road. Given the current fiscal crisis and the fact that a majority of people...
House panel hears breakdown on educational costs

...while this year's amount per pupil is $192.Transportation funding breaks down to $300 per pupil, both last year...operating expenses per district, capital budgets and transportation funding are accounted for, the average per-pupil allocation...
State | AK legislature
White House opposes Young transportation plan

...secretaries have urged the president to veto any transportation funding bill that requires an increase in gas taxes...In their letter, Mineta and Snow said any transportation funding bill had to meet three criteria or they would...
Empire editorial: Retain disputed bus routes for safety

...proposed cutting several short school bus routes last year, the idea was to save money. The state had changed its transportation funding formula, and the district had to dip into instructional funds to pay for buses. It decided to cut service to...
Local Briefs

...serve the southern Panhandle. House and Senate conferees recently agreed on the appropriation in wrapping up the transportation funding bill, according to U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska. The best news is that the IFA ferry will not come out...


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