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Anchorage assemblyman aims to ban strippers under age 21

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage Assemblyman Dick Traini plans to introduce a law on Tuesday to effectively ban 18- to 20-year-olds from working as strippers. Traini's...
Pact to inspect IDs at liquor stores falters

...Anchorage liquor stores that entered a voluntary agreement to check all IDs not been doing so. Mike Gutierrez, the Anchorage Assemblyman behind the agreement, said the effort didn't last even three months. Now the Brown Jug chain has asked another...
Cuts meet cuts as city, schools talk budget other districts. Juneau's average of 28 in grades 3-5 compares to numbers around 24 in Kenai and 25 in Anchorage.Assemblyman Jerry Nankervis asked if Juneau is employing similar budget techniques as other districts, which all face similar...
Anchorage assemblyman seeks repeal of labor law

ANCHORAGE - An Anchorage Assembly member is seeking a repeal of a city labor law that limits raises for municipal workers and standardizes benefits across unions. The Anchorage Daily News (http://bit.
Anchorage drops homeless housing plan near airport

...frank with the mayor about that. But then also realize that this was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity."Anchorage Assemblyman Ernie Hall said residents should consider how the city can help people who will spend the night in a car, box...
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Murkowski appoints Game Board member Sound off on the important issues at FAIRBANKS - A former Anchorage assemblyman has been appointed to the Alaska Board of Game in one of Frank Murkowski's final acts as governor. Bob Bell, a civil engineer...
Eagle River-Chugiak leaders eye seceding from Anchorage

...separate from Anchorage. This time it comes from a perceived threat to the Chugiak Volunteer Fire Department. Anchorage Assemblyman Dan Kendall, who represents Eagle River and Chugiak, is among the people promoting independence. He issued...
Anchorage voters back a smoking ban in bars

...attempt to repeal the law, with more than two-thirds voting to keep it. "It's a resounding win," said Anchorage Assemblyman Dick Traini, a sponsor of the no-smoking-in-bars ordinance. "So I'm looking for a big smoke-out in...
Northwest Digest concerns and prompted the state Department of Health and Social Services to create emergency regulations. Anchorage Assemblyman Allan Tesche proposed a municipal law banning the use of cyclotrons in residential areas. Swank and some other...
Commission hears more phone service complaints

...the city, which tried to make certain competitors could enter the market and go head to head with ACS, former Anchorage assemblyman John Wood testified Tuesday. Wood, who left the Assembly in 1993, worked to pass the sale. GCI has grown to...


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