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The 3 Opposing Views of the PFD

The legislature is currently debating the future of Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD). The operating budget has passed, without a PFD. A separate appropriation bill for the PFD has failed on the Senate floor. The House minority tried to stuff the PFD into the capital budget, but didn’t have the […]

The Permanent Fund Protection Act – Facts and Fiction

The Alaska State Legislature recently passed SB 26, also known as the “Permanent Fund Protection Act”. The Governor is sure to sign the bill into law, seeing as he introduced it. So, what exactly does this bill do and why was it necessary? Let’s explore some of the claims. The […]