By Aubrey Wursten In a conclusion that has become predictable, a recent study by peer-reviewed journal Health Affairs found that when compared to all states, Alaska once again had the highest health spending […]
Zuckerbucks in Alaska
Election integrity is the cornerstone of nations, states, and communities that truly represent the will of their people. Alaskans must believe in the election process to trust that the outcomes are fair. Unfortunately, […]
Alaska’s Economic Outlook, Ranked: 2022
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has released the updated edition of Rich States, Poor States, which examines the economic competitiveness of every state using 15 equally weighted policy variables. Alaska is ranked 21st out […]
Coalition Letter: Support Self-Employment
Alaska Policy Forum joined over 30 others on a coalition letter to the U.S. Department of Labor, urging it to retain the January 7, 2021 rule on employment status determination under the Fair […]
Is Alaska a Good Place to Start a New Business?
By Aubrey Wursten Because startup companies play a major role in driving the economy, discouragement of new business creation has a ripple effect on the rest of Alaska’s market. Startups create most net […]
APF Selected As Award Finalist!
Alaska Policy Forum is honored to have been selected as a finalist for the State Policy Network’s Bob Williams Award for Outstanding Policy Achievement — Biggest Home State Win! APF was proud to […]
Alaska Property Taxes, Ranked
Property taxes are a significant source of revenue for states and the largest source of tax revenue for localities. Nationwide in fiscal year 2020, property taxes consisted of 38% of total U.S. state […]
APF Donors Share Evening With Governor Dunleavy
APF’s most generous donors, who are members of our Giving Clubs, recently had the opportunity to meet Governor Mike Dunleavy during a private event. Governor Dunleavy spent five years as an Alaska State […]