Don Young Port of Alaska in Anchorage
Don Young Port of Alaska in Anchorage

Lawmakers don't Anticipate Any Funding For Port of Anchorage

Published: April 13, 2016
By: Gretchen Parsons

With only two weeks left in session, some Alaskans are wondering if lawmakers will set aside any funding for the Port of Anchorage, which according to the POA, two of three terminals are in deteriorating condition, while the third is 50 years old.

An estimated 90 percent of food, for 85 percent of Alaska's population, comes through the facility.
Despite the Port's significance, money is tight, and Rep. Donny Olson says throwing cash at the POA this year isn't likely.

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