The Alaska Permanent Fund just posted today the June 30, 2021, year-end earnings and expenses. Our PF Trust generated total revenues in the last twelve months of $18.8 billion. Expenses were $174 million leaving a profit of $18.6 billion. Transfers in
Alaskans have multiple opportunities, both through official channels and grassroots rallies, to offer opinions on how Alaska should move forward with regard to the Permanent Fund Dividend and future state budgets. On the official front, four upcoming public
The Alaska Legislature is expected to convene for what is likely to be a heated special session, starting Aug. 2. In addition to dealing with state spending limits and looking at new revenue sources, Gov. Mike Dunleavy has made it clear that he wants
Tim Bradner, an otherwise reasonable person, made a couple outrageous statements is his recent column published in the Anchorage Daily News. It caught my eye because it questioned how good conservatives (and I count myself as one) could support a socialist
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
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
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
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