Rep. Petersen’s Report from the Capitol: East Anchorage Projects included in Draft Metropolitan Transportation Plan; Should Alaska Stop Investing In Companies that Do Business in Iran?

Draft Transportation Plan Include Eastside Projects

Last month I told you about how the Anchorage Metropolitan Transportation Plan is being revised. This plan covers major road, sidewalk, and transit construction projects expected to be built before 2035, and projects identified as short (expected to be built by 2023) or long term (expected to be built between 2023 and 2035) priorities become eligible to be funded through the federal matching funds program. The public comment period on the current draft just closed, and a new draft will be released and public hearings will be held after that draft is available.

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Rep. Kerttula’s Juneau Newsletter: Taku River Fact-Finding Task Force

This week, the Juneau Legislative Delegation announced the formation of the Taku River Fact-Finding Task Force and asked for volunteers to serve on the task force. For more details, read below. Also in this newsletter, information on your opportunity to comment on the Southeast Alaska transportation plan and President Obama’s Native American Youth Challenge.

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