Hear from State Representative Adam Wool on House Bill 37 – a proposal to introduce a flat income tax and a specified draw 80/20 split of the Permanent Fund annual POMV draw. Register here.
Senator Natasha von Imhof has proposed the establishment of the Alaska Resource Ownership Revenue Account (ARORA), seeded with $6.7 billion. Using a percent of market value approach, earnings from the account would be dedicated to paying a dividend moving forward. Join us to learn more. Register here.
June 28, 2021
Congressman Young will provide a briefing on the latest developments in Washington, D.C. with a focus on infrastructure and transportation. Following the briefing, join us for a reception and fellowship – weather permitting on the patio. Register here.
April 29, 2021
Wednesday, May 12 Online via ZoomNoon-1:00pm The Americans for Carbon Dividends and the Climate Leadership Council will present on their plan to significantly reduce national carbon emissions through economic policies including a carbon dividend. Hear how a four-part plan of gradually increasing carbon fees, paying a dividend to all Americans, simplifying the regulatory environment, and […]
March 26, 2021
Wednesday, April 21 Online via Zoom Noon-1:00pm As shareholders of “Alaska Inc.”, the citizens of Alaska have a vested interest in how their state’s assets are performing. On April 21, CWN will host a panel of experts to report on the status of Alaska’s finances. This is especially critical now as the state faces critical […]
March 22, 2021
Energy Policy Study Group Tony Izzo General Manager, Matanuska Electric Association Friday, April 2 noon-1pm online Tony will give an update on the Bradley Lake Hydroelectric project and SQ transmission line that was damaged in the recent summer fires. The program is free of charge but please register to receive login details.
March 9, 2021
Energy Policy Study Group Creating a Railbelt Reliability Council: Reducing Cost, Increasing Efficiency Friday, March 12 The Railbelt Reliability Council was created as a result of state legislation (SB123)The RRC provides a forum and structure for the six interconnected Railbelt utilities, along with six non-utility stakeholders, to work together to address Railbelt-wide regional electric system issues […]
February 12, 2021
Alaska Seafood:Markets, Players, Issues Wednesday, March 3, 2021Noon – 1:00 pm The seafood industry is a major component of the Alaska economy.* This program features an overview of the economics of Alaska Seafood, a look at the harvesting and processing sectors, and discussion of industry status and and outlook for 2021. Speakers have also been asked […]
Energy Policy Study Group Innovative Energy Solutions for Alaska Friday, February 26 noon-1pm Online Gwen Holdmann, Director of the Alaska Center for Energy and Power, will discuss the center’s efforts to bring cost effective energy solutions to rural Alaska. The Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) is a statewide, university-led, applied research program based […]
February 3, 2021
Commonwealth North Forum State of the University A Report from UA President Pat Pitney Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Noon-1pm Online Speaker: Pat Pitney, Interim President of the University of Alaska Statewide. This program is supported in part by the University of Alaska Foundation The program is free of charge, but please register to obtain your […]