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Former head of Permanent Fund Corp. dies

ANCHORAGE - The former head of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. has died less than two months after retiring...undisclosed health concerns.Mike Burns was 68.Permanent Fund Corp. spokeswoman Laura Achee says Burns died Thursday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-19/former-head-permanent-fund-corp-dies
State
Former head of Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. dies

ANCHORAGE - The former head of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. has died less than two months after retiring...undisclosed health concerns. He was 68 years old.Permanent Fund Corp. spokeswoman Laura Achee (AH'-shay) says...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-17/former-head-alaska-permanent-fund-corp-
State
Alaska Editorial: Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...Alaskans have gotten used to a relatively low tax burden, no state income tax and a nice check courtesy of the Alaska Permanent Fund every fall. Part of the challenge in understanding the problem lies in grasping the scope of a $3.1 billion deficit...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-28/alaska-editorial-time-alaskans-engage
Opinion
Putting up your own fish II: Fish license options

...assistance under state or federal welfare programs, or who have a family gross income under $8,200 (including Permanent fund dividends) for the year preceding the application are eligible. It's a great program for Alaskans who are broke...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-22/putting-your-own-fish-ii-fish-license-opt
Art
My Turn: Solving Alaska's budget problem

...advocating the establishment of a Permanent Fund endowment system for partially...plan with the earnings of the Permanent Fund. In particular, I agree with...protecting the principal of the Permanent Fund and inflation-proofing, generates...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-28/my-turn-solving-alaskas-budget-proble
Opinion
My Turn: Avoiding the Crisis

...government. That plan changes the Permanent Fund to an endowment model known as...that authorized converting the Permanent Fund to an endowment model called POMV...that time, we assumed that the Permanent Fund would earn 8 percent per year...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-17/my-turn-avoiding-crisis
Opinion
State budget director discusses taxes

...on cigarettes and alcohol, setting up a state-sponsored lottery, placing a cap on the dollar amount for annual Permanent Fund Dividend checks, and implementing a state income tax.A full list of the revenue options the Walker administration...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-17/state-budget-director-discusses-taxes
State | Local
My Turn: Governor's tax credit veto is churlish conversation starter

...conversation in the wrong direction. The real topic - the one that cannot wait - is how to boost the size of the Permanent Fund, and combine state assets into the endowment model being proposed by the Institute of Social and Economic Research...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-13/my-turn-governors-tax-credit-veto-chu
Opinion
Permanent Fund chief executive resigns

ANCHORAGE - The head of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. has resigned because of undisclosed health concerns.The departure of chief executive Mike Burns was effective Monday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-03/permanent-fund-chief-executive-resigns
State
Empire Editorial: Lawmakers must use the Permanent Fund earnings reserve to solve budget impasse

...pay for state operations from the Alaska Permanent Fund's earnings reserve.As the Legislature's...courage to solve the problem on its own.The Permanent Fund earnings reserve is not the Permanent Fund's principal - it is an interest account...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-19/empire-editorial-lawmakers-must-use-p
Opinion

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