What would happen if we tap into the Permanent Fund?

An Alaska Permanent Fund Corp. sign in the office in Juneau, March 14, 2016. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North)

Politicians on both sides say we need to tap into the Permanent Fund in order to close the state’s multi-billion dollar budget gap. But how would that draw on the $66 billion dollar fund be structured? And how might it affect the longevity of the state’s largest investment account?


HOST: Anne Hillman



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