Time Running Against PFD

An old pocket watch over US currency. Grid lines throughout in this time and money concept image.The Permanent Fund earnings can be tapped with a majority vote, but that majority has always been hard to come by because of the invisible political force field that has protected the reserve for decades. With the state now paying more in oil tax subsidies than it collects in oil taxes, however, state finances have changed to the point where the $52 billion account is no longer deemed untouchable.

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