LISTEN: Future sustainability of the permanent fund

The Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North)

Lawmakers are still grappling with how to settle on a budget plan for Alaska’s future and permanent fund earnings are at the center of the debate. What’s the best way forward to ensure the sustainability of the fund and a dividend, while also providing vital state services?

HOST: Lori Townsend


  • Rep. Ivy Spohnholz, Alaska House
  • Sen. Mike Shower, Alaska Senate
  • Ian Laing, executive director, Institute of the North
  • Wanetta Ayers, executive director, Commonwealth North


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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 10 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
LIVE Web stream: Click here to stream.