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My Turn: Juneau's economy is stable, but tied to state's fiscal crisis

The Juneau Economic Development Council recently released its 2015 Economic Indicators report, showing that if it were not for the loss of government jobs, Juneau's economy would be growing.
Permanent Fund to pick director today

The Alaska Permanent Fund Board of Trustees will meet for a special meeting at 10 a.m. today in the corporation's offices on 10th Street in Juneau.The sole item on...
My Turn: Solving Alaska's budget problem

...principal of the Permanent Fund and inflation-proofing, generates $2 billion to $2.5 billion. The Permanent Fund Board of Trustees also recommends the endowment plan as a way to better manage the Permanent Fund. No other revenue option...
My Turn: Let's talk honestly about oil

...seem boring. But the challenge has been taken on and met by the Alaska Retirement Management Board, the Permanent Fund Board of Trustees and the staff of the Department of Revenue. Together, they have taken the necessary steps to adjust asset...
Mallott: Being governor 'isn't about me'

...later go on to work under former Govs. Bill Egan and Jay Hammond, including time spent appointed to the Permanent Fund Board of Trustees and CEO of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation. He sat down with the Juneau Empire on Monday to discuss...
The Alaska Permanent Fund and Romney's Bain Capital

...That's micromanaging, and that's just not what we do with these funds," Burns said.When the Alaska Permanent Fund Board of Trustees first approved investments in private equity in 2004, that was a big step for the fund, Burns said.The...
AG touts new fund-dividend formula

Attorney General Gregg Renkes issued a legal opinion Friday that could help Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend recipients weather bear markets. It resolves a disparity between state law and accounting principles that fund managers use to calculate the money available for dividends. Renkes ruled that fund managers should count only the real income and not the millions in unrealized gains or losses that the $25.3 billion fund routinely carries on its books.
Former state AG to run for Juneau mayor

...Hickel appointed Botelho attorney general, where he served until 2002. He also has served on the Alaska Permanent Fund Board of Trustees, the Alaska Resources Commission, the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council and the Juneau Human Rights Commission...
My Turn: Trustees' proposal to protect permanent fund deserves a vote

The Alaska Permanent Fund Board of Trustees is urging the Legislature to propose to Alaska voters an amendment to Alaska's constitution that will provide greater protection...
'03 dividend totals $1,107

The Alaska Permanent Fund dividend is $1,107.56, several hundred dollars less than last year, Gov. Frank Murkowski said Wednesday night. Eligible Alaskans will receive $443.20 less than they did from last year's dividend of $1,540.76.


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