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Minimum wage initiative certified for November ballot

...the 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...
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...
Redistricting map pits several incumbents against each other

...Republican 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...
Bill linking PFD to welfare eligibility stalls

...could 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...
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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