U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today criticized the Department of the Interior for wasting more than $100,000 on a study of “non-road alternatives” that will not adequately provide emergency medical transportation for the residents of King Cove, Alaska. Murkowski posted the study after Interior, despite a recent public commitment from Secretary Sally Jewell, only provided it to a small handful of King Cove officials.
Congressman Young Mounts Fight to Defend Alaska Aviation Interests in House Passed Appropriations Bill
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
HUD AWARDS $7.3 MILLION TO PROVIDE TRAINING, AFFORDABLE HOUSING CONSULTING FOR NATIVE AMERICANS, ALASKANS...
WASHINGTON, DC - February 21, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The nation’s largest mortgage servicers have distributed $45.83 billion in direct relief to over 550,000 homeowners, or roughly $82,000 per homeowner as part of the National Mortgage Settlement, according to a progress report released today by independent settlement monitor Joseph A. Smith of the Office of Mortgage Settlement Oversight. Almost one year ago, the Department of Justice, Department of Housing Urban Development (HUD) and 49 state attorneys general reached a landmark agreement with the nation's five largest mortgage servicers to address mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure abuses
June 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- With the high cost and shortage of housing in rural Alaska along with the impact it has on recruiting and retaining professionals in several critical fields, U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has introduced the Rural Educator and American Community Housing Act. The bill authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture to distribute $50 million in loan guarantees and grants for housing support for educators, public safety officers, and medical providers in rural communities.
Anchorage, AK - February 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- In response to the energy crisis in northwest Alaska, NANA Regional Corporation, Inc.'s (NANA) board of directors approved NANA's participation in an exciting new partnership with the Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. (RurAL CAP) to deliver RurAL CAP's Energy Wise program to NANA communities in 2011. RurAL CAP's Energy Wise Program helps rural Alaskans save money on energy bills, while creating local jobs.