Guest Commentary: Overdrawing the PFD is not right for Alaska
June 17, 2021
If our old friend, and my mentor, the late Sen. Ted Stevens were with us today, he would have a short and direct solution to the extended deliberations of the Alaska Legislature and governor. It would be: "Just do what's right for Alaska." And he might add a few expletives.
It's past time for our governor and a majority of our legislators to recognize the responsibility of each of them to represent the current as well as the long-range interest of Alaskans. This can only be done by making timely decisions based on sound and established financial principles.
This Legislature has been in sess...