Opinions

Series: How Alaska ended up in an endless fiscal crisis

In this four-part series, writer and former ADN opinion columnist Charles Wohlforth delves into the roots of our state’s fiscal predicament, going back to the early 1980s, when Alaska made big decisions that reverberate today.

  1. /opinions/2019/10/15/alaskas-endless-fiscal-crisis-howd-we-get-here-first-of-four-parts/
  2. /opinions/2019/10/15/the-top-of-the-waterfall-1980-tracing-the-roots-of-alaskas-fiscal-predicament/
  3. /opinions/2019/10/17/how-the-permanent-fund-dividend-became-the-primary-purpose-of-the-permanent-fund/
  4. /opinions/2019/10/18/1981-82-the-alaska-money-dam-bursts/