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Tribal group sues Central Council over spent funds

...In January 2012, DIA exited the tribal transportation consortium and contracted directly with the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highways Administration to manage its own transportation program. It continued, unsuccessfully...
Lawmakers predict daylight saving bill will pass Senate this week

...newest version of MacKinnon's bill includes a provision that would compel Gov. Bill Walker to ask the U.S. Department of Transportation to reconsider multiple time zones in the state. In 1983, the state decided to consolidate its five time...
State | AK legislature
Daylight saving change could mean multiple Alaska time zones

...conference that she will introduce an amendment to her bill that would compel the governor to write to the U.S. Department of Transportation - the gatekeeper on timezone changes - asking it to hold public testimony in Alaska on the prospect of...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Save the daylight for Southeast

...saving time. I think the argument about saving energy is bogus, too. During the 1973 oil embargo, the U.S. Department of Transportation claimed the U.S. would consume 600,000 less barrels of oil every year by lengthening the period of...
Empire Editorial: Daylight saving time is a necessary inconvenience

...Pacific Time to Yukon Time in order to reduce the two-hour difference between Juneau and the Railbelt.The U.S. Department of Transportation approved the change, but so many people were upset by the move that it was reversed a year later.We've...
My Turn: Moving Southeast Alaska's time zones

...numerous service businesses supporting the tourism industry.Although CSSB 6 does provide for petitioning the U.S. Department of Transportation to allow Southeast Alaska to move back to the Pacific Time Zone, there is no provision for a fallback...
My Turn: Alaska should repeal Daylight Saving Time

...associated with commerce that occurs between Alaskans and the Lower 48, this bill includes a petition to the U.S. Department of Transportation that could result in changing Alaska's Standard time zone to Pacific Time. The bill's implementation...
Empire Editorial: Ending daylight saving time will leave Juneau in the dark

...solve this problem for Southeast by causing another one. The bill calls for the governor to petition the U.S. Department of Transportation to allow Alaska to put Southeast Alaska into the Pacific Time Zone. The DOT controls the boundaries of...
Daylight saving time bill springs forward

...would also direct the governor to ask the U.S. Department of Transportation to consider moving part or all of Alaska...he said.An aide to MacKinnon said the U.S. Department of Transportation would primarily consider the impacts on...
State | AK legislature
Alaska ferry project caught in flap over US steel"The postponement is evidence that there is still a good talking relationship between Alaska, the U.S. Department of Transportation and Canadian officials," she said.The project is estimated at between $10 million and $20 million...


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