Empire Editorial: Whatever you do, don't panic

...funds like the Statutory Budget Reserve and the Constitutional Budget Reserve - we're not even talking about the Permanent Fund - for rainy days (or years) like these.Because of these reserves, we don't have to repeat the mistakes of the...
My Turn: Real leaders aren't scared to talk taxes

...and local tax burden in the entire country. In reaching that conclusion, they didn't even consider our annual Permanent Fund Dividend or the fact that we pay the lowest motor fuel tax at the gas pump. On the other side of the equation, the...
My Turn: Alaska's budget: A history

...personal income tax, reducing or totally eliminating the Permanent Fund Dividend, etc. I'm not ready to buy the later...potential to either reduce their PFD or as a raid on the Permanent Fund itself. The result: the advisory question went down...
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...
Alaska Permanent Fund tops $50 billion

The Alaska Permanent Fund is bigger than ever, topping $50 billion, the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation announced Friday.The...such a significant milestone in the Permanent Fund's value offers us yet another chance...
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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...
Parnell announces 2014 dividend

...Sean Parnell announced the 2014 Permanent Fund Dividend would be $1,884 live...available for distribution from the Permanent Fund earnings account by the number...need to continue protecting the Permanent Fund," for future Alaskans and the...


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