Tag Archives: House Transportation Committee

HD36 winner Dan Ortiz chooses to caucus with minority

Dan Ortiz is the new non-affiliated state representative for Alaska House District 36. (Katarina Sostaric/KSTK)Southeast Alaska’s representatives in the state house know their committee assignments following the resolution of several close legislative races in the state’s general election.

Wilson: Endow road, ferry, airport, harbor projects

Wrangell Rep. Peggy Wilson poses at her Capitol office at the start of this year's legislative session. Her district includes Ketchikan and parts of Prince of Wales Island. Photo by Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska.Southeast Representative Peggy Wilson will try to change the way transportation projects are funded this session. The Wrangell Republican also wants to come up with a system to improve rural hospitals.