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Payment of $1,400 to every Alaskan eligible for a PFD last year will help ease economic uncertainty caused by low oil prices and the COVID-19 virus.
We believe a special session addressing the dividend is critical to the financial well-being of our fund and rights of all residents, the Alaska resource shareholders.
Citizens across this state are worried: wild salmon are core to their Alaskan identity, and leaders in this state haven’t been willing to step up and protect salmon habitat.
Your PFD is at grave risk. As the Alaska Supreme Court observed: The only way to protect the PFD now is through a constitutional amendment.
In the late 1970s and early 1980s, I was a new legislator in the state House of Representatives during the development of the corporate structure for the Alaska Permanent Fund. I was involved in the process that created the investment and inflation-proofing policies and defined the dividend payment program. Hearings were extensive, with many participants and … Continue reading House should vote no to protect Permanent Fund and dividend
OPINION: Lifelong Republican and longtime Alaska lawmaker Rick Halford sees a better future for Alaska in Bill Walker.
December's National Geographic -- the premier magazine of its kind in the world -- focuses the global spotlight on Bristol Bay and the proposed Pebble mine project.