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Funding for pipeline coordinator not in budget

...interest in a project persists.In addition to Persily, the office of federal coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects currently has three full-time and two part-time employees. The office has had a budget of $1 million a...
State | AK legislature
High cost, corruption claims mar Brazil World Cup

...the Cup is over.Many think the rise in spending on stadiums and cuts in investments in badly needed public transportation projects means the nation blew its chance to use the Cup to make real advances."I'm not against the Cup, but I'm...
House Resources version of gas-line bill takes shape

...share of royalty gas in the project, after payment is made to the Alaska Permanent Fund, into special funds for transportation projects and for Railbelt electrical generation and transmission upgrades.The version of the bill that passed the Senate...
State | AK legislature
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...
Regional News
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...
Alaska Editorial: Knik bridge still doesn't pass the need test in the project.But those don't make the bridge good public policy, or worth the exclusion of other transportation projects.That brings us to the second point. The idea survives on changing rationales.We've heard arguments that...


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