Permanent Fund Division estimates nearly 600,000 Alaskans will receive payment on July 1.
Governor Mike Dunleavy joined Mike Barnhill, acting commissioner of the Alaska Department of Revenue, and Dr. Michael Johnson, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, at the first drawing of the PFD Education Raffle at Harborview Elementary School.
In a new paper, Mouhcine Guettabi summarizes the research on what is known of the PFD’s effect on employment, consumption, income inequality, health, and crime.
After several years of steady but flat giving through Alaska’s premiere charitable giving campaign, Pick.Click.Give. is experiencing an increase in overall pledged totals as well as the amount pledged per donor.
The numbers are in for the 2019 Alaska Permanent Fund Education Raffle. The program, in its first year, raised a grand total of $976,400, with 85 percent of the proceeds directly benefiting the state’s K-12 public education system.