Month: May 2015

Republican Legislative Leaders Explain Use of Permanent Fund Earnings Reserve Account

Many times it is difficult to understand where the truth lies when it comes to the pandering and posturing in this current legislative session. It is extremely important that Alaskans understand the current fiscal crunch and the future impacts on our economy. Here is a letter from the Republican leadership in the Alaska Senate and House explaining the use of the Earnings Reserve of the Permanent Fund. Will your PFD go away? Why are they doing this? Will this shut down the government? This letter answers these questions. You can now decide.

Are Alaska Schools Underfunded?

We continue to hear the shouts of broken “promises”, “fully fund education”, “adequately fund education”, and legislators are destroying public education. Where’s the truth? Let’s look at the data and facts to see if Alaska is adequately funding public education.