photos by Peter Segall | Juneau Empire                                The MV Matanuska tied up at the Auke Bay Ferry Terminal on Thursday.

Lawmakers: Ferries will struggle even with small cash infusion

Recent funding just scratches surface of needs.


This graph shows the fare box recovery rate for the Alaska Marine Highway System. (Courtesy)

Beyond the budget: What are the options to extend ferry service past October?

After hearing hundreds of testimonies, lawmakers say keeping basic service a top priority.