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Letter: Abandon Juneau road alternative 2B

...environmental concerns, I urge the Department of Transportation to abandon alternative 2B and invest our Southeast Alaska transportation money into community-to-community ferry service. Luann McVeyDouglas
'Bridge to nowhere' funds threatened

...450 million be spent on the bridges were removed, although the money remained in Alaska's share of federal transportation money. Murkowski, however, said the formula used to decide how federal money is distributed across Alaska limited...
More transport funds for Alaska

...across the state. In February, Congress changed the federal highway funding formula, subtracting some "earmark" transportation money from regular formula funds. Earmarked money goes to specific projects, while formula funds can be spent on various...
DOT's credibility takes a hit in IFA dispute

...of the governor and top officials of the DOT. The facts boil down to a power struggle over who controls federal transportation money. The DOT wields great political power and seems to be frustrated in its efforts to maintain complete control over...
Knik Arm Bridge project goes forward

...funding for the bridges was stripped by Congress. However, a deal was worked out that let the state keep the transportation money. Former Gov. Sarah Palin killed the Gravina Island project because of the cost. The Knik River Bridge project...
Murkowski understands

...represents veterans and all Alaskans with equal regards to retirement and benefits. Lisa was instrumental in securing transportation money that maintains and upgrades Alaska's life-blood road system, including the marine highway. Lisa is working...
City, business leaders revisit road debate

...shuttle ferries would be $9 million a year, state officials said. The state is expected to receive less federal transportation money through 2009 because of a projects bill passed by Congress in July that appropriates $1 billion to Alaska over...
Bill includes $2 million for Juneau road

...Transportation. "We don't want to build something they didn't intend," he said. This could be the last transportation money the country sees for months. Congress has failed for two years to agree on a transportation reauthorization spending...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...55 million for Fairbanks and $30 million for rural Alaska. The bonds would be repaid mostly with federal transportation money. The state would have to pitch in 10 percent for the projects. Whether the proposal will make it past the Legislature...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation. State Parks worked up an initial proposal to get state approval for federal transportation money for roadside improvements. It's been funded at $1.9 million. But at the project's first public meeting...


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