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Obama declares K-Beach flood area a federal disaster

...disaster last week. Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre said while the declaration is limited to aiding public infrastructure, it can help to fund mitigation plans and make low-interest Small Business Administration loans available to...

...Pacific Coast and beyond. This dusty stretch of land is the starting point for one of the most expensive U.S. public infrastructure projects: a $68 billion high-speed rail system that would span the state, linking the people of America's...
Disaster declaration a first step

...was re-submerged. In an effort to repair public infrastructure such as roads, borough crews have pumped and...paves the way for the borough to repair damages to public infrastructure, as well as the possibility of assistance for...
Flooding declared a disaster

...emergency office provides two basic forms of aid, public and individual. Zidek said aid to repair losses to public infrastructure was most common, but that if the investigation shows private individual losses to meet the definitions of disaster...
Half of flood victims apply for state aid

...according to state officials.Through a different process, the state offered public assistance for damage to public infrastructure such as roads and bridges, which the borough pegged at $500,000 as of November but expected the costs to grow...
Officials map out plan after disaster declaration

...First will come state and FEMA investigators who will determine the cause and nature of damage to "critical" public infrastructure throughout the Kenai Peninsula Borough. The repairs to roads and bridges will be open to state funding and maybe...
Assembly to mull capital projects

...of additional culverts, according to the borough.Recent flooding in Seward cost an estimated $2 million to public infrastructure with an additional $351,000 in damage caused on private residences and "untallied costs to businesses and secondary...
Debt solution must be fair and balanced

...stimulate the economy, Congress and the Obama administration further increased the national debt by investing in public infrastructure and providing even more tax breaks.Today, this nation is more than $14 trillion in the hole. Continued deficit...
Energy policy group meets

...of the state's entire population. The region also encompasses the vast majority of the state's roads and public infrastructure and is Alaska's commercial center. But that region also faces uncertainty in its energy supply and energy costs...


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