Alaska Permanent Fund

David Lienemann/Office of Governor Bill Walker

Governor Walker signed the state budget on Wednesday. KDLG’s Izzy Ross talked with the governor about how Senate Bill 26 will impact Permanent Fund Dividends, and about efforts to bolster state trooper retention.

AEDC Says Permanent Fund Dividend May Rise This Year

Aug 4, 2014

Forecasting suggests that this year’s Permanent Fund Dividend is expected to rise significantly.  KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more on the market analysis.

Monday is the Deadline to File for a PFD

Mar 26, 2014
Permanet Fund Dividend Division

Every year thousands of eligible Alaskans end up passing up on their share of Alaska’s oil wealth because they fail to file for their Permanent Fund Dividend by the deadline. As KDLG’s Mike Mason reports, this year’s deadline is just days away.

The value of the Alaska Permanent Fund at the end of 2013 was $49.7-billion dollars. The value of the fund was buoyed by the 9.2-percent return for the first half of the fiscal year.

The value of the Alaska Permanent Fund has topped $48-billion dollars. The current value is a new record for the Fund. KDLG’s Mike Mason has the story.