The PFD debate

first_imgSenator Jesse Kiehl-D, Alaska State Senate, District Q (Juneau)Senator Mike Shower-R, Alaska State Senate, District E (Wasilla) Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air). Send an email to talk@alaskapublic.org (comments may be read on air) The permanent fund dividend is uniquely Alaskan. Every resident gets an annual distribution of oil revenue. Now it’s become a political hot potato that has divided residents. Some want a $3000 dividend, under the original law, others say a new formula is needed to avoid deeper state budget cuts and to keep the fund healthy into the future. What’s the best path forward? We’ll ask on the next Talk of Alaska. PARTICIPATE: Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast Alaskans wait in line to file their Permanent Fund dividend applications in downtown Anchorage. (Photo: Rachel Waldholz, APRN) HOST: Lori TownsendGUESTS: LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by email, RSS or podcast.last_img

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