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Legislative Finance director paints sobering budget picture

...year.Those aren't the only source available to lawmakers; other options include endowment funds and the Alaska Permanent Fund's earnings reserve account, the pool from which annual dividends for most Alaskans are derived. Lawmakers also...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-26/legislative-finance-director-paints-
News
Free ride for Alaskans coming to an end

...budget. They put all of their oil wealth into their Permanent Fund. Thus when the North Sea oil is depleted they will...a way for some to cheat. I am a supporter of our Permanent Fund Dividend for it is but a dividend from your fund and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-26/free-ride-for-alaskans-co
Letters
Former Fisheries Board candidate charged

...will likely face charges in Alaska for residency fraud. According to public records, Maw has applied for an Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend check, or PFD, every year since 2002. Between 1996 and 2003, he purchased resident class fishing, hunting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-24/former-fisheries-board-candidate-cha
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Kenai manages money

...small children in the Kenai library, the transfer of $6,959 in investment earnings from the city's land sale permanent fund to the general fund, and spending $843,572 to connect two water transmission mains. Other purchases provoked...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-19/kenai-manages-money
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Lean budget times remind public of the value of tax dollars

...instituting a state income or sales tax, or implementing some mechanism to use some of the earning from the Alaska Permanent Fund. That's just not going to happen.Instead, Alaska has chosen to keep all its eggs in the oil revenue basket and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-21/lean-budget-times-remind-public-o
Opinion
Food tax exemption changes still on the table

...letting "the people speak" by upholding the exemption. Living in state where minimal state taxes are garnered, permanent fund dividends are received and senior citizens have property tax exemptions, making the choice to pay a little more on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-18
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Voices of Alaska: A low risk, high return investment

...Eric Wohlforth was Commissioner of Revenue under Governor William A. Egan, 1970-1972, and Chair of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, 1997 to 1999 and 2002 to 2003. He is an attorney in Anchorage.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-14/voices-of-alaska-a-low-risk-high-
Opinion
Local schools need our support

...and be willing to pay more to maintain those great schools. The truth is we pay very little in taxes and we enjoy a permanent fund dividend. So it seems reasonable to me to for us to pay a little bit more when the state is not able to.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-16/local-schools-need-our-su
Letters
Maw under investigation over residency

...the benefits of Alaska residency, including Alaska Permanent Fund dividends and resident fish and game licenses. Alaska...to public records, Maw has applied for an Alaska Permanent Fund dividend, or PFD, every year since 2002. Between...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-24/maw-under-investigation-over-residen
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Maw under investigation over residency

...the benefits of Alaska residency, including Alaska Permanent Fund dividends and resident fish and game licenses.Alaska...to public records, Maw has applied for an Alaska Permanent Fund dividend, or PFD, every year since 2002. The state...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-24/maw-under-investigation-over-residen
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