PFD

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Alaskans can expect their Permanent Fund Dividend checks in mid-October. The Legislature signed off on $1,100 PFDs this week.

It was a scramble to get the PFD plan across the finish line in the final hours of the Legislature’s third special session.


Knopp hopeful Senate budget will be done next week

May 31, 2019

 

A number of state budget issues remain unresolved and layoffs for state employees or even a shutdown are possible if the legislature and the governor can’t come to an agreement soon. Kenai representative Gary Knopp spoke with KDLL’s Shaylon Cochran about what a special session might look like to address those and this session’s thorniest issue, the permanent fund dividend.

 

 


Peninsula pols split on PFD

Dec 7, 2018
Shaylon Cochran/KDLL

 

Now that elections have largely been settled across the state, the real fight over the state’s permanent fund can begin.