permanent fund dividend Gov. Walker on PFDs and public safety in Bristol Bay By Isabelle Ross • Jun 18, 2018 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 By Chase Cavanaugh • Aug 4, 2014 AEDC Forecasting suggests that this year’s Permanent Fund Dividend is expected to rise significantly. KDLG’s Chase Cavanaugh has more on the market analysis.