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Little impact on Ambler road caribou

...It was part of former Gov. Sean Parnell's "Roads to Resources" initiative, which is promoting several transportation projects to remote sites rich in resources that could be extracted by private industry. The Legislature has appropriated...
Medicaid system expansion could be months away

...they're healthy."The federal-state match rate after 2016 will be comparable to that for roads or other transportation projects, she said.A Medicaid Reform Advisory Group was created by Parnell to look at possible changes to the Medicaid...
My Turn: Road economics make sense

...the future. These assumptions are wrong.Dedicated National Highway Trust Fund dollars intended for surface transportation projects cannot be diverted for other purposes. How many times must it be said: Building roads does not steal money...
Requirements for Alaska LNG project detailed

...that required an environmental assessment before it was ultimately rejected, according to an Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects summary.Persily, who brought several dozen reports for audience members to peruse, said the most important...
Transportation projects get Palin's endorsement

...Thursday that while she may decline to accept some federal stimulus projects, it wouldn't be money tied to transportation projects. "Those are truly stimulus package-worthy projects, and we're saying 'Yes' to those," she said. At...
Transportation projects cleared by Senate committee

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved millions of dollars for Alaska transportation projects on Wednesday in a bipartisan vote supported by Sen. Lisa Murkowski.The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development appropriations...
Legislature goes ahead with bond proposal for transportation projects

...borrow an additional $315 million to spend on transportation projects. Even those who voted for the package of projects...140 million in general obligation bonds for transportation projects. Sunday, Palin called the bond package "large...
Lawmaker proposes transportation fund

...1 billion in a fund that would fuel state transportation projects. Republican Rep. Peggy Wilson said she's worried about declining federal funding for Alaska transportation projects and cumbersome oversight tied to those dollars...
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Voters consider $315 million for transportation

...additional millions to fund more transportation projects around the state. Alaska's...proposed the borrowing for transportation projects, but suggested $140 million...proposed the bonding for transportation projects, she hasn't publicly...
$315 million slated for transportation

...million in bonds to pay for new roads and other transportation projects. Despite being flush with plenty of spending...governor proposed bonding $140 million for new transportation projects, a figure lawmakers have since jacked up to...


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