Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend: Examining Its Suitability by Edited by Michael W. Howard Edited by Karl Widerquist

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Contributors talk about the Alaska everlasting Fund (APF) and everlasting Fund Dividend (PFD) as a version either for source coverage and for social coverage. This e-book explores even if different states, international locations, or areas would receive advantages from an Alaskan-style dividend. The publication additionally appears to be like at attainable ways in which the version may be altered and improved.

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Longtime Hammond friend and ally Sen. Clem Tillion was the Senate president. The president had no power to force a vote on the PFD legislation, but he could ensure a recorded vote of the full Senate on any motion to remove a bill from committee and move it to the floor. Alaska State Legislature 1980d, 965–66 (vote on FCCSSB 122); and Alaska State Legislature 1980e, 754 (vote on FCCSSB 122). The legislature stated the purposes of the 1980 PFD statute (Alaska State Legislature 1980a) in subsection 1(b): 1.

83 A week later, another news story examined issues legislators would face if the amendment were approved, such as how the fund was to be invested and what use would be made of its earnings. 84 Public opinion surveys taken the year after voters approved the constitutional amendment creating the APF showed a diversity of views on how the principal should be invested and how the income should be used. ”85 Nor did polling in the first year of the APF’s existence show much public support for using the fund’s income to pay cash dividends to citizens.

2–A Survey of Alaskan Citizens on the Major Policy Questions of the Day, July 1977, 15 (emphasis in original). Dittman Research Associates 1977, 8. Alaska State Legislature 1977; and Hammond 1977. The longtime chief of staff for Gov. ” Reinwand 2011. As for the other half of the fund’s earnings—the half that under his plan would not be paid out as PFDs—Hammond proposed that it HOW THE APF AND PFD CAME TO BE 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 96. 97. 98. 99. 100. 101. ” Hammond 1980a, 9. See also Hammond 1979, 1.

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