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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...
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...
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...
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...
Crash causes minor injuries

...chairman. Wasilla Rep. Wes Keller will chair the Judiciary Committee.On the Senate side, Sen. Dennis Egan, D-Juneau, has joined the new Republican-dominated Senate majority. He will be chairman of the Transportation Committee.
Young asked to resume chairmanship of Resources Committee

...chairman, not counting the time already served from 1994-2000. He also asked to remain as vice chairman of the Transportation Committee. ''It's not likely to happen,'' Inaba said. She said Young would rather stay at Transportation...
Begich hooks chairmanship

...chair the Aviation Operations, Safety and Security Subcommittee. Both are part of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. The subcommittee, where the late Ted Stevens once sat while crafting federal fisheries policy through the...
Crash kills 1

...and streets foreman, and his legislative interests reflected his background. He was chairman of the Senate Transportation Committee, and intimately involved in legislative debates about how the state should pay for road construction and upkeep...
Lawmakers head to DC to push for ANWR drilling," she said. Rep. Bob Herron is the primary sponsor of the House version of the bill. Also, the House Transportation Committee is scheduled to hear HB128, which would prohibit minors from talking on cellphones while driving. Last year...
Young, Republicans seek to arm pilots, put officers at airport screeners

...passed its own security bill last week that includes a provision to arm pilots. Young, who chairs the House Transportation Committee, introduced legislation that says the government ''shall not'' stop airline pilots from carrying guns if...


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