A co-creator of Alaska’s PFD program calls for reinstating a personal income tax

Posted on AllSides November 8th, 2023
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That Alaska’s fiscal system is broken is probably most obvious to the people who helped create it. Two civic organizations in Sitka recently heard from a co-author of the Alaska Permanent Fund dividend, who’s on a mission to set the state’s finances right. State Rep. Cliff Groh was a 28-year old legislative aide in 1982 when he helped draft the legislation establishing the Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend. Having worked in and out of government since then — including as special assistant to the state Commissioner of Revenue (1987-1990), and as...

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