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What others say: Budget reality

...reductions.Where does that cycle end?Most Southeast Alaskans view the Alaska Marine Highway System as core transportation infrastructure that's vital for the region's economic health - if not survival. This week's AMHS cuts and proposed...
Faulkner: Time for change in Legislature

...tourism promotion to target localized attractions. I will stimulate private sector investment in marine transportation infrastructure; recruit Anchorage based businesses to re-locate here; boost year-round local hire schedules within...
Rural Alaskans rank port, harbor projects

...needed improvements to the state's surface transportation infrastructure (save for railroads, which are handled...state should have a hand in all of Alaska transportation infrastructure, even if the department isn't directly...
On guard: Drills simulate impact of mega-quake

...disruptions to services, including the delivery of food, fuel and power, as well as possible scenarios where transportation infrastructure like runways, port facilities and bridges were damaged. Norton said they were tasked with various drills...
Eyes to the future: Open house, work session slated for Envision Soldotna plan

...topic by topic. Some of these include: economic development, creating a downtown area, land usage and transportation infrastructure, among other things. "We wanted a vision for Soldonta in the next 20 years," City Planner Stephanie...
Big projects set to give big boost to economy

...replaces the aging wooden Main Dock. "The new dock is going to be a critically important piece of the overall transportation infrastructure of the entire Kenai Peninsula Borough," City Manager Ron Drathman said. Another project under way in the...
New trucking regs could raise prices in Alaska do so. Windsor said she also was concerned that Congress hasn't reauthorized a highway bill to fund transportation infrastructure improvements. The last major bill expired in 2009, and Windsor said it is imperative that a new one pass...
Finding a better route: 'Fix it first' policy a more sensible plan for state

...Alaska, the state's transportation infrastructure is not in good shape...state's existing transportation infrastructure at a time of decreasing...federal funding for transportation infrastructure more than any other...
Local lawmakers eye Palin's proposals

...reserve to the funds principal, a $1 billion set-aside to provide a stream of funds (from earnings) for transportation infrastructure, $379 million to replenish the Constitutional Budget Reserve account, and $250 million that could be...
Talking about earmarks: Voices of the State

...Alaska, I will try to ensure Alaskans have the same rights as Americans in other states, such as basic transportation infrastructure, clean drinking water, affordable energy and essential education programs. These spending priorities hardly...


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