Sealaska announces December distribution

...Alaska Native corporation.The December distribution will consist of payments from the Marjorie V. Young Shareholder Permanent Fund and a payment from the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Section 7(i) revenue pool. This section of ANCSA requires...
Empire Editorial: Alaska must close voting loophole

...elsewhere, they may continue voting in Alaska elections. Forever.Our state has stricter regulations for who gets a Permanent Fund Dividend than for voting. Residents who permanently move to another state are no longer residents. They don't...
Check for $1 is too little, too late

...Wrangell after selling everything they owned to be near the Veterans Administration Clinic.When Melody received her Permanent Fund Dividend in October, she bought them a modestly sized flat-screen TV and a DVD player. Since his benefits started...
My Turn: Let's talk honestly about oil

...Retirement Management Board, the Permanent Fund Board of Trustees and the staff...themselves. Since 2010, the Permanent Fund, the Constitutional Budget Reserve...constitutionally required amount into the Permanent Fund, often double the amount, and...
My Turn: When in doubt, vote for bipartisanship

...Stedman. I am a firm believer that more good government work gets done with bipartisanship than without it. The Alaska Permanent Fund is one shining outcome of what a bipartisan government can achieve.Applying the measure of bipartisanship to the...
My PFD Came One Day Early On Blackerby Ridge

...runners jogged along Twin Lakes in shorts and t-shirts. Tomorrow would bring a sure sign of fall ? the annual PFD (Permanent Fund Dividend) issued to all Alaska residents on October 2. I sighed with a happy tiredness, and smiled as I considered...
Audit confirms Permanent Fund Corporation's biggest gain ever

An outside audit has confirmed that the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation earned $6.8 billion net income in fiscal year 2014, the largest by-dollar gain in the 37-year history of the...
Oil wealth dividends distributed to most Alaskans

...just for living here.The payout from the Alaska Permanent Fund this year is more than double the amount of hard by the recession as the Lower 48, but the Permanent Fund Corp. has a diversified portfolio that was clobbered...
Most Alaskans to get nearly $1,900 in oil money

...announced the amount of the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend with great fanfare Wednesday...recession as the Lower 48, but the Permanent Fund Corp. has a diversified portfolio...organizations.How did it all begin? The Permanent Fund was established in 1976 after...
Empire Editorial: Be smart with your PFD - don't just spend, save

Amid much anticipation Wednesday, Gov. Sean Parnell announced this year's Permanent Fund Dividend amount to be $1,884.Sure, we'll take it. As will roughly 641,489 fellow Alaskans when checks are distributed...


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