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Murkowski, Sullivan receive committee assignments

...Sullivan, who will take office next month, had expressed interest in serving on the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, given the importance of fisheries to Alaska, as well as on the Environment and Public Works Committee and...
Assembly, solution for coastal transportation

...chairman of the Alaska Municipal League's transportation committee, to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly might be time to dip into it." The AML transportation committee's second focus, and one hitting closer to...
Skepticism dooms study of rail link to North Slope

...University of Alaska Fairbanks analyzing a potential railroad connection between Fairbanks and Deadhorse.House Transportation Committee members reacted skeptically, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Isaacson said the rail extension could...
Transportation Chairman, Alaska Airlines official visits Kenai Chamber

...visitors turned out in great number at the Old Town Restaurant in Kenai to hear last weeks update from Alaska Transportation Committee Chairman State Senator John Cowdery and Alaska Airlines account executive, Scott Habberstad. Ever since September...
Refinery closing will likely cost railroad $11M per year

...railroad time to try and soften the blow, he said.Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan told the Legislature's Joint Transportation Committee Jan. 18 that the Port of Anchorage would likely see "net neutral" business with the loss of Flint Hills jet...
Community Calendar

LIO Schedule Today 1:30 p.m. The Senate Transportation Committee will hold a public hearing on the following: SB 235 Approving Transfer of Railroad Land, Executive Order 101 and SJR 38 Alaska...
Alaska Rep. Don Young unhappy with how bill was handled

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Alaska's Rep. Don Young and several House Transportation Committee members are criticizing a spending bill approved last week. Young says the bill will take millions of dollars away from state...
Accelerated construction bill moves out of committee

...350 million to accelerate development of 11 transportation projects around the state was approved by the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday. Members voted 5-1 to move the House Bill 319 over the objections of Rep. Allen Kemplen, who...
Fuel tax on hold for now what the marketplace does to the price of gasoline. House Bill 59 was pulled from the agenda of the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday amid concerns that consumers already will have to pay significantly more at the pumps. Committee...
Critics pan plan to pay for fast ferry

...was slowed Tuesday by questions about Southeast Alaska's share. Rep. Andrew Halcro, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, said he would hold the bill until Knowles administration officials answer questions about a fast ferry that...


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