Rep. feels it is inappropriate for AHFC to use public funds, employees on event Rep. Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, today voiced her disappointment over the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) hosting a charity golf tournament in the midst of massive budget deficits.
Residents impacted by Alaska’s Sockeye and Tanana Slough Fires should seek safety when asked to evacuate. Once evacuated to a safe location, residents should save receipts for expenses and contact their insurance companies through their toll free claims telephone numbers as soon as possible to begin receiving assistance if their home is damaged, said the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI)
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Card Street Fire, burning in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska.
the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held an oversight hearing on the Obama Administration’s proposed Arctic Rule and its potential impacts on offshore energy development to native Alaskans, the State of Alaska, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, and to our nation’s goal of energy security.
Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Manager, John Parrott, has been elected to serve on the American Association of Airport Executives’ (AAAE) Board of Directors.
Senator Lisa Murkowski voted in the full Senate Appropriations Committee for the 2016 Defense Appropriations Bill, which contains several Alaska priorities she added and gathered support for. As a member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee – which passed this bill earlier this week – Murkowski used her position there to raise the profile of Alaska’s military concerns, given the state’s rising significance in light of threats to the west and growing Arctic activity.
Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives and Alaska Congressman Don Young passed H.R. 2577, the Fiscal Year 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Act, by a vote of 216 to 210. During consideration of H.R. 2577, Congressman Young mounted several notable fights to defend Alaskan aviation interests
Alaska’s Congressional Delegation received good news today from the United States Army, that Fort Wainwright will be the home base for nine “Gray Eagle” Unmanned Combat Air Vehicles. This announcement solidifies the Department of Defense’s investment of manpower and infrastructure in Alaska, the “most strategic location in the world.”
Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, engaged Dr. Jonathon Gifford, Professor and Director, Center for Transportation Public-Private Policy, George Mason School of Public Policy, on the special needs and position of American Samoa in terms of current surface transportation infrastructure
Alaska Congressman Don Young today released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration’s massive expansion of federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act through the release of a final rule redefining the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS).
This evening, during the daily briefing, Mike Coffey, Maintenance and Operations Director for the Alaska Department of Tranpsortation and Public Facilites, could barely contain his enthusiasm as he shared with the Dalton Unified Incident Command that flood levels had dropped enought to start repair work immediately.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced an agreement with the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska, resolving allegationsthat its zoning laws violated the Fair Housing Act and other civil rights laws by discriminating against people with disabilities.
In an effort to build on a positive working relationship that will expand a meaningful, responsible collaboration on transboundary resource issues, Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott announced today that the Walker Administration will reach out to the provincial government of British Columbia, the Canadian mining industry and First Nation leaders during a visit to the region May 4–6, 2015
Appropriations for the Army Corps of Engineers, various Department of Energy programs, and a number of Alaskan projects requested by Congressman Don Young today passed the House of Representatives as part of H.R. 2028, the FY2016 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act. The bill, which passed 240 to 177, would provide $35.4 billion in FY16 spending – $29 billion for the Department of Energy and $5.6 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers
Alaskan Congressman Don Young today applauded the passage of H.R. 1987, the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015, in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The legislation authorizes U.S. Coast Guard funding and priorities for Fiscal Year 2015 and 2016, further advancing the critical mission of protecting our nation’s oceans and waterways.
Southeast Alaska listings synced to easy-to-use online real estate search page
EUGENE, OR – September 30, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Today, IDX, Inc. welcomes real estate agent Travis Vaughan to the growing network of real estate agents and brokers dedicated to forever changing the online property search with an IDX enabled website. The immensely thorough tools extract raw listing data from the Southeast Alaska MLS (SEAMLS) and seamlessly integrate it onto the website Vaughan hosts. IDX Broker software simplifies the search process while revolutionizing the website it is employed on. more »