Governor Sean Parnell this morning announced that $1,281 is the amount of the 2010 PFD to be paid out to more than 640,000 eligible Alaskans.
In total, the State pays out more than $821 million under the PFD program this year.
The first dividends will be paid beginning October 7. New this year is that paper checks will be mailed simultaneously with direct deposits.
This year’s dividend is the 29th annual distribution under the program.