Here’s a Bold Idea: Renewable Energy Dividends for Taxpayers

Have you heard about Alaska’s Permanent Fund Dividend? It’s a fund that takes profits from “mineral” investments, ie. oil companies, and cuts a check to legal residents of The Last Frontier, aka, Alaska.

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The state owns the $64 billion dollar Alaska Permanent Fund, and disburses somewhere between $300 and over a thousand dollars each year to each and every…