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Voices of Alaska: Thanks to Legislature for advancing gasline

...and gas reserves; opportunities to help meet the state's energy needs; and a long-term revenue source for public infrastructure and services.Long before construction begins, this project will jumpstart Alaska's economy. It will create...
Voices of Alaska: Why I'm restoring Alaska Hire requirements

...ensure that Alaskans get hired for Alaska jobs. I am proud to restore those Alaska Hire requirements for our public infrastructure projects.Bill Walker is governor of Alaska.
Op-ed: The rail fantasy doing booming business. No one brags about freight rail, though, because it lacks the appeal of grandiose public infrastructure projects and doesn't entail envy of France. Amtrak may be many things, but it is emphatically not an argument...
Bassett outlines political views

...Kalifornsky Beach flooding and erosion abatement, he said. Bassett said while right now there is little risk to public infrastructure, eventually a natural disaster may begin to damage local roads. He said there is a cost effective way of planning...
Assembly District 2 candidates weigh in on issues

...recyclables and compost-able materials.Environmental issues must be evaluated. Erosion is already threatening public infrastructure, and the borough is going to have to consider when it participates in shoring-up or relocating infrastructure...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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