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House bill would access CBR by putting Permanent Fund earnings off limits

The House Finance Committee introduced a bill Tuesday that would put $6.
What others say: Focus on cuts has avoided other half of the equation

Alaska's multibillion-dollar budget deficit cannot be closed through cuts alone. This is a fundamental truth, and even a basic understanding of the math involved makes it an obvious conclusion.
What others say: Alaska needs budget leadership

Alaska's political leaders once again will be reaching for the antacids as the state confronts a colossal loss of revenue because of the tumbling price of oil.
Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...and Walker disagree, saying their campaigns are picking up momentum. Mallott, 71, is a former chief of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. and a former Yakutat mayor. Walker, 63, is an attorney focused on oil and gas issues with non-industry...
Cost of retirement system draws concern in Juneau

...ago," he said. Pihl is a retired Ketchikan pulp miller executive, and a former executive director of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. Coping with the growing deficits will largely be the state's problem, though PERS/TRS provide retirement...
Former Ketchikan legislator was active to the end

KETCHIKAN (AP) -- Oral Freeman was at Alaska Outboard on Saturday, just as he'd been on many days since buying the shop in 1955.
In the black number to be above 21 percent for the year, however. That's above the 20.6 percent returns that the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. recently announced for its investments. The retirement board has its assets in a broad range of investments...
10 Permanent Fund employees will be affected by salary schedule

The Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. will give raises to nearly one-third of its staff beyond cost of living, saying wages have fallen behind similar positions.
Voters rejecting changes in oversight of state boards

...Alaska voters made it clear they did not want to change the governor's ability to make wholesale changes in the Alaska Permanent Fund Corp.'s board of directors. Voters also rejected an attempt to give legislators review power over Alaskans appointed...
Dividend amount expected to dip in 2002 because of economic woes

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- The next payout of the Alaska Permanent Fund dividend is expected to shrink by 12 percent because of weaker returns, fueled in part by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.


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