Topic: Fiscal

The House Majority Caucus recently commissioned a survey of Alaskans’ awareness and attitudes about proposals to resolve Alaska’s fiscal dilemma. Matt Larkin with Dittman Research will walk us through the results of that survey and take your questions. Register here.

Fiscal Policy Study Group Legislative Update with Tim Bradner Online via Zoom or by phone Friday, March 20th 8am-9am Due to the impacts of Covid-19 on our lives and our economy, it is more important than ever for Alaskans to be well informed and to communicate with one another about public policy issues. Commonwealth North […]

State Retirement System Funding Mike Barnhill Deputy Commissioner of Revenue Alaska Housing Finance Corporation Friday, February 21st 8am-9am Deputy Commissioner Mike Barnhill will dial in from Juneau to discuss the funding status of the State’s retirement systems, what guidelines the State uses to determine funding sufficiency, and what the administration recommends to ensure pension obligations […]

Fiscal Policy Study Group Strategies for Inflation-Proofing the Permanent Fund Craig Richards Chair of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation Board of Trustees Friday, January 31st 8am-9am BP Energy Center 900 E. Benson Blvd. (Map) Building opens at 7:45am Craig will discuss the Permanent Fund’s efforts to optimize the fund to provide a sustainable POMV payment […]

Fiscal Policy Study Group with Senator Natasha von Imhof Representative Jennifer Johnston Alaska Housing Finance Corporation 4300 Boniface Pkwy Last Friday ISER Director Ralph Townsend gave a thought-provoking presentation on the policy options and implications for use of Permanent Fund earnings. Of particular interest is the impact that inflation-proofing the fund may have on Fund […]

Join CWN for lunch with Governor Mike Dunleavy   Wednesday, January 15th Noon-1pm   The Petroleum Club of Anchorage 3301 C Street   (doors open at 11:45am) This program has sold out. Watch video of the event.  Join us for lunch and a conversation with Governor Mike Dunleavy. As the 2020 legislative session approaches, this will […]

Fiscal Policy Study Group Inflation-proofing, the POMV draw, and the Earnings Reserve: Understanding the Interconnections with Professor Ralph Townsend, Director of ISER BP Energy Center 8am-9am Building opens at 7:45am The PowerPoint presentation can be downloaded here. In 2018, the Legislature passed SB 26 which established a “percent of market value” (POMV) which defines and […]

Fiscal Policy Study Group Office of Management and Budget Wednesday, December 18th 12:00am-1pm Alaska USA Federal Credit Union 500 W 36th Avenue room 201 (Google Map) Join us Wednesday at noon for a briefing from the State’s Office of Management and Budget on the Governor’s new FY21 budget proposal.   Link to the Governor’s Budget […]

Fiscal Policy Study Group Kelly Tshibaka, Commissioner of Administration Friday, December 6th 11:30am-1pm Alaska USA Federal Credit Union 500 W 36th Avenue room 201 (Google Map) Draft report for discussion We will have two topics of discussion this Friday. From 11:30am to noon, we will discuss a draft CWN summary regarding the State’s current moratorium […]

Legislative Agenda 2020: CWN’s 13th Annual Legislator Meet and Greet Wednesday, December 11th The Dena’ina Center noon-1:30pm (doors open at 11:30am)  This Program Has Sold Out Video of the program is now available online. As Alaskans approach a new legislative session in January, we are facing a number of critical public policy issues. Our legislators […]