Alaska’s PFD won’t last long without constitutional protections
Editor’s note: This column is jointly written by Joe Geldhof (a Juneau lawyer and board member of the Permanent Fund Defenders) and Juanita Cassellius (an Eagle River nurse and coordinator for Permanent Fund Defenders). For a long time, significant
Dunleavy renews call for constitutional amendment as Permanent Fund hits record $80.1 billion
The total value of the Alaska Permanent Fund has reached an all-time high of $80.1 billion this week, prompting Gov. Mike Dunleavy to reiterate his plan to create a constitutional amendment to protect the fund and ensure that future generations of Alaskans
‘Alaska is not broke.’ Let me say that again.
As a banker in Alaska for about 50 years prior to retirement, I have a time-consuming habit of reading lengthy financial statements, since the devil is always in the details. I was most pleased a dozen years ago when I discovered Alaska’s “Comprehensive