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Bill linking PFD to welfare eligibility stalls

...cut welfare payments to families when they receive permanent fund dividends stalled Tuesday in the House. But Sen. Randy Phillips, R-Eagle River, who sponsors the measure, said it is not dead. The House State Affairs Committee voted 4-3...
Senate panel kills tourism bill

...countering the effects on travel caused by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. But Senate Rules Committee chair Sen. Randy Phillips, R-Eagle River, said Wednesday that barring "a miracle," a Senate Finance Committee substitute for that bill...
Plan to hold subsistence hearings in Fairbanks turned back

...withdrew the request after Ellis and other Democrats indicated their objection to the plan. Two Republicans -- Sens Randy Phillips and Lyda Green -- were absent Friday, making it difficult to get the required 14 votes to allow the move under Senate...
Prison, Peace Corps bills among the dead at session's end

...through most of its Senate committees, but ran into a roadblock in the Senate Rules Committee. Committee Chairman Randy Phillips, R-Eagle River, said he did not like the bill because the state had not sought bids through a competitive process...
Minimum wage initiative certified for November ballot

...issue or try to craft legislation similar enough to the initiative to warrant its removal from the ballot. Sen. Randy Phillips, chairman of the committee holding the bills, said he'll decide by late winter whether or not to move them. Gov...
Redistricting map pits several incumbents against each other

...Rep. Hugh Fate. Davies told the Associated Press that he will seek an open Senate seat in that district. Sen. Randy Phillips, R-Eagle River, lives in the same district as Rep. Con Bunde, R-Anchorage, who has previously announced plans...
Tourism funding remains in doubt in the Senate

...the Senate Rules Committee where it could be called to the full Senate at any time. Senate Rules Committee Chairman Randy Phillips, R-Eagle River, said the prospects of its passage are not good. Phillips is opposed to the measure, calling...
Briefs from the Alaska Legislature

...Pearce, who left in June to take a job with the Bush administration in Washington, D.C. Sens. Ben Stevens and Randy Phillips were approved Monday to chairmanships by the state Senate Committee on Committees. Stevens, the son of U.S. Sen...
Municipalities may see more cash

...initiative. ''If we took no action, maybe they would be less likely to vote for the tax cap,'' said Hoffman. Sen. Randy Phillips, R-Anchorage, predicted the initiative would pass easily and supported Donley's bill as a way to begin dealing...
Initiative to move sessions to Valley gains enough signatures for ballot

...against the state over proposed ballot language, which says the initiative would repeal the cost requirement. Sen. Randy Phillips, R-Eagle River, has long supported moving the capital, and has filed his own bill which mimics the initiative...


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