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

...would put $6.4 billion from the Permanent Fund earnings reserve account into...would put $4.9 billion from the Permanent Fund earnings reserve account on June...majority vote - would put future Permanent Fund Dividend checks at risk.Drawing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-26/house-bill-would-access-cbr-by-putti
News
Budget plan threatens Alaska's future

...get around negotiating, they now say they might spend nearly $5 billion from the part of the Permanent Fund Alaska uses to pay the Permanent Fund Dividend. In a few years, if the stock market doesn't perform well, nearly depleting this...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-29/budget-plan-threatens-ala
Letters
What others say: Lawmakers must use Permanent Fund earnings to solve budget impasse

...pay for state operations from the Alaska Permanent Fund's earnings reserve.As the Legislature's...courage to solve the problem on its own.The Permanent Fund earnings reserve is not the Permanent Fund's principal - it is an interest account...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-25/what-others-say-lawmakers-must-us
Opinion
What others say: Reserve funds transfer would hurt state's future fiscal options

...Chief among these is the Alaska Permanent Fund earnings reserve, out of which...might be spun as a "raid on the permanent fund," the majority's proposed...reserve fund into the body of the permanent fund would be somewhat the opposite...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-27/what-others-say-reserve-funds-tra
Opinion
Gov. Bill Walker veto means layoff notices could loom

...accessible but politically could prove tricky, such as the Permanent Fund earnings reserve account or money set aside for student...said minority members would not support using the Permanent Fund earnings reserve account.Also on Monday, the Alaska...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-18/gov-bill-walker-veto-means-layoff-no
News
What others say: Setting aside donations for nonprofits, children good use of dividend

...an application for the Alaska Permanent Fund dividend - the deadline to do...to themselves and others.The permanent fund was created by an amendment to...be depleted, revenue from the permanent fund's earnings would help buoy future...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-30/what-others-say-setting-aside-don
Opinion
Voices of Alaska: The Medicaid mousetrap

...understandably hard to get your head around. In essence, we'll be completely out of money before 2020, excepting the Permanent Fund. Yes, it's that bad, but yet there are many voices out there crying for the legislature to spend what little...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-03/voices-of-alaska-the-medicaid-mou
Opinion
What others say: Compromise is a worthwhile gamble

...could have taken a different approach. It could have compromised and spent from the earnings reserve of the Alaska Permanent Fund. It doesn't need the minority's votes to do that, but the majority feared the backlash. It feared that Alaskans...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-03/what-others-say-compromise-is-a-w
Opinion
Legislators share thoughts on session

...Alaska LNG project was "a priority because at this point in time - unless we want to tax ourselves or go into the permanent fund - that's only source of major revenue that's going to be coming on-stream in the next few years." Chenault...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-05/legislators-give-update
News
Legislators may get last word on gasline funds

...appropriate money from the Earnings Reserve account of the Permanent Fund, which currently has a balance of about $6 billion. Although the principle of the Permanent Fund cannot legally be spent, its annual earnings can...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-03/legislators-may-get-last-word-on-gas
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