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Board considers candidates for Permanent Fund 'pope'

...ones."We didn't want this to be a quiz," said Randall Hoffbeck, Alaska's revenue commissioner and a Permanent Fund trustee. "We wanted this to be a thoughtful process."Each candidate appeared to play to his or her strengths: Cipriano...
Boost the Alaska economy, not its taxes dividends. For that, the fund trustees recommend an amendment to the...old and based on earlier times. Fund trustees recommend that the Legislature...economy by spending it. Permanent fund trustees estimate the full value of the...
Permafund investments up 10 percent

...returned about 7 percent. Burns noted that the year saw two periods of flat and downward markets but that permanent fund trustees stuck with a steady investment plan and didn't make changes based on short-term market conditions. "This strategy...
Economic development plan should include finance plan

...environmental activism, the push for economic development faded. DED was rolled into other departments. Alaska Permanent Fund trustees recently indirectly pointed the way to a finance plan and economic development when they announced 10.2 percent earnings...
Permanent Fund trustees hear of fund's rebound

The Alaska Permanent Fund just finished a strong quarter, and is on its way from rebounding from declines earlier this year and even the declines of the last few years.
Dividend amount is $1,540

...sending checks to Alaskan residents in 1982. The announcement of this year's total was given by outgoing permanent fund trustee and state Revenue Commissioner Wilson Condon. He said Alaska was not challenged much in its first 20 years of its oil...
My turn: Permanent fund trustees poised to change its 'no secrets' policy

...lawsuit seeking to open the records was settled in favor of disclosure. In 1999 the Alaska Legislature gave permanent fund trustees limited authority to buy alternative investments. Experts say that adding a few of these far-out investments, if...
Mutual fund scandals haven't affected Permanent Fund

...fraudulently in any way," and that it would repay any losses suffered by fund shareholders. Storer said the permanent fund trustees would discuss Putnam at its board meeting Nov. 12-13 in Juneau. The fund also might summon Putnam representatives...
Putnam execs apologize to trustees for 'ethical lapses'

...apologize to Alaska Permanent Fund trustees for what they called "ethical...oil-wealth savings account. Fund trustees summoned the Putnam managers to...executives said the permanent fund trustees are rightly concerned that Putnam...
Permanent fund takes hit in plunge

...That's been a slow process, he said. "We're trying to creep up to 4 percent," Shafer said. The permanent fund trustees initiated the process in 2004, and only now are seeing returns. While profitable so far, Shafer said, it's too...


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