Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend

Let Alaskans begin the great PFD debate in earnest

Gov. Mike Dunleavy is right, “We need the full dividend to stabilize the Alaska economy.” When the late Gov. Jay Hammond appointed the Investment Advisory Committee, he assigned us an interesting task. “Figure out how to use the billions that we will
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Alaskans to receive $1,000 PFDs in July

Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced May 20 that the Permanent Fund Dividend Division will begin distribution of the 2020 PFD to all eligible Alaskans on July 1, three months earlier than normal. The Alaska Legislature capped the dividend at $1,000 this year rather
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Alaska conservatives look to gain political respect

Mike Widney admits he doesn’t have many politician friends, and that’s okay. “I don’t, but I’m not interested in gaining access to them,” the Big Lake resident said. “I’ve seen a lot of people get sucked in with politicians. I’ve seen