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Funding reallocation spares summer ferry service

...Committee hearing.Committee members from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and the Fairbanks area interrogated Transportation Commissioner Marc Luiken and Office of Management and Budget Director Pat Pitney as to why DOT had not made changes to...
Work allowed to progress on 3 large-scale projects record of decision in which a preferred alternative would be identified.Pitney, in a memo to transportation commissioner Marc Luiken dated July 6, said reaching a record of decision would ensure the state does not have to repay...
Walker administration removes transportation commissioner

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker's administration asked for and received state transportation commissioner Patrick Kemp's resignation Monday following Kemp's defense of his department's pursuit of the Juneau access road, a Walker...
Nikishka Beach access denied

...Williams, in Juneau seeking state funding for borough projects, was to meet Wednesday with Alaska Department of Transportation Commissioner Leo von Sheben to discuss the access problem. Meanwhile, Mueller was scheduled to go to Anchorage this week...
Accelerated construction bill moves out of committee

...Southeast Alaska, including one projected to improve access to Juneau from Haines and Skagway. Department of Transportation Commissioner Joe Perkins said the road projects could be started in two or three years. Perkins said that will shave at...
State talks oil labor advocate of the oil industry, challenged the significance of the new pods. She said she checked with Transportation Commissioner Marc Luiken, and said she needed to clarify the "very dramatic" statements she heard Tuesday from a union...
Critics pan plan to pay for fast ferry

...annually for Alaska. Federal rules allow states to borrow against the promise of those funds. Department of Transportation Commissioner Joe Perkins repeated Knowles' contention that devoting $240 million for a road to Juneau would divert too...

...after apparent suicide attempt Alaska gets customized topographic map machine Barton tapped to be acting transportation commissioner Murkowski orders road maintenance to continue Defendants ask to withdraw plea in murder-for-hire...


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