Permanent Fund Dividend

In this Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, a sign meant to entice recipients of payouts from the state’s Permanent Fund Dividend Division, also known as PFD, advertises a sale in Anchorage, Alaska. The Alaska Department of Revenue has shut down online applications for Alaska Permanent Fund dividends because of security concerns. The department in an announcement Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, said some applicants had inadvertently seen personal information belonging to other applicants who had filed previously. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)

Security concerns prompt closing of dividend applications

ANCHORAGE — Alaska revenue officials shut down online applications for annual oil wealth checks after personal information of other users popped up on applicants’ computer… Continue reading


Gov. Mike Dunleavy and his wife, Rose, welcome Juneau residents at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dunleavy budget draft includes full dividend, not back pay

JUNEAU — Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s initial budget draft includes a full payout from Alaska’s oil-wealth fund for residents next year, but not money Alaskans missed… Continue reading