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Walker faced with widening deficit scenario

...designated funds and other state funds. About $1.06 billion in federal pass-through funding, mostly for transportation projects, brings the total capital budget to $1.4 billion.Although the Parnell budgets are documents for planning...
Medicaid expansion could be months away

...they're healthy."The federal-state match rate after 2016 will be comparable to that for roads or other transportation projects, she said.A Medicaid Reform Advisory Group was created by Parnell to look at possible changes to the Medicaid...
Federal requirements for Alaska LNG project laid out during lunch meeting

...that required an environmental assessment before it was ultimately rejected, according to an Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects summary. Persily, who brought several dozen reports for audience members to peruse, said the most important...
New mix of perspectives added to assembly

...will need it but we will take it seriously." Larry Persily, a Federal Coordinator of the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects, provided an update on the Alaska North Slope Gas Line project. Persily said growth in the market for natural...
Soldotna names Sports Complex its 'top priority'

...100,000 and smaller projects that require less than $100,000. The city will also support Department of Transportation projects within or just around Soldotna city limits, Kornelis said. Council member Linda Murphy said she had reservations...
House panel version of gas-line bill takes shape

...share of royalty gas in the project, after payment is made to the Alaska Permanent Fund, into special funds for transportation projects and for Railbelt electrical generation and transmission upgrades.The version of the bill that passed the Senate...
Funding for federal pipeline not in budget any Alaska gas project.In addition to Persily, the office of federal coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects currently has three full-time and two part-time employees. The office had had a budget of $1 million a...
Accelerated construction bill moves out of committee

JUNEAU (AP) -- A bill proposing to borrow $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...
Critics pan plan to pay for fast ferry

...Gov. Tony Knowles' plan to sell $350 million in general obligation bonds to accelerate 11 statewide transportation projects was slowed Tuesday by questions about Southeast Alaska's share. Rep. Andrew Halcro, chairman of the House...
Finding a better route: 'Fix it first' policy a more sensible plan for state

...interested in statewide transportation projects, Department of Transportation...and cost numbers for new transportation projects. New mega-projects costing...engineers like to build new transportation projects, since new projects present...


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