Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Tag: ferry

Battle continues in special session over state budget

Last Wednesday, the Legislature adjourned this year’s regular session and the next day a special session began in Juneau on the budget, crime and education funding.

Capitol Report: Special session update

As you may know, the governor has called the Legislature into special session to finish work on the Fiscal Year 2020 budget, finalize the amount of this year’s Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD), and pass a criminal justice reform bill (HB-49).

Ferry service, education and raw fish tax funds at stake

As we approach day 120 of session, I wanted to update you on the status of the budget, crime and the Permanent Fund Dividend.

M/V Tustumena’s return now set for May 18

An unanticipated need for more repairs due to extensive steel wastage in the car deck has set back the M/V Tustumena’s return to service...

Voice concerns now on budget cuts to schools

Editor's note: This commentary was written by contributing authors Barb Jewell, Alex Russin, Sheryl Glasen and Pete Hoepfner. I, along with Cordova School District Superintendent...

Malaspina now set to return to service May 6

State transportation officials are now anticipating the return of the M/V Malaspina to service on May 6, with a 3:30 p.m. departure from Ketchikan...

Fisheries issues moving through House

Dear Friends and Neighbors, A lot transpired in the Legislature this past week and there is quite a bit on this week’s agenda. Here is...

Transportation and cost of living highlighted in survey, map results

Representatives from Agnew::Beck, an Anchorage consulting firm hired to update Cordova's Comprehensive Plan, were in town recently to address results of a survey on...

Cole: Dunleavy budget could hardly be more ridiculous

By Terrence Cole For the Cordova Times The proposed budget recently released by the Dunleavy administration reflects a stunning level of ignorance about the realities of...