Story last updated at 12/17/2008 - 3:45 pm
ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) board of directors approved Dec. 11 a dividend of $22.72 million to the state's general fund for fiscal year 2010.
The dividend is the third highest ever declared. Since the dividend program began in 1996, AIDEA has declared over $251.3 million to the State, including the $22.72 million approved Dec 11.
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority is a public corporation of the state. AIDEA's purpose is to promote, develop and advance the general prosperity and economic welfare of the people of Alaska.