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Anchorage assemblyman seeks repeal of labor law

...standardizes benefits across unions.The Anchorage Daily News ( reports Assemblyman Dick Traini (TRAY'-nee) introduced the measure Wednesday and was joined by Assemblymen Bill Starr as a co-sponsor.Starr...
Anchorage Assembly members question tennis project budget line that included money to pay for fixing hockey rinks.Starr has joined Assemblymen Adam Trombley and Dick Traini in sponsoring a resolution that would split the grant into two parts - one for the hockey rinks and the other for the...
Mayor vetoes repeal of Anchorage labor law

...measure.The mayor and other supporters of the labor law want a vote delayed until later in 2014 or in 2015.Assemblyman Dick Traini spoke with an assembly attorney and questioned whether the scheduling veto was legal. He contends the assembly has...
Anchorage leaders consider towing crackdown

...ANCHORAGE - Two Anchorage Assembly members are reviving an effort to crack down on city towing companies.Assemblymen Dick Traini and Paul Honeman are drafting a new ordinance that's intended to make towing more "humane" for drivers, The Anchorage...
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 proposal...
New Anchorage ordinance means more cars seized

...the scene of an accident or a history of bad driving. Such people need to be off the road, said Assembly Chairman Dick Traini, who sponsored the measure. Offenders get their day in court to argue why the vehicle should not be seized, the city...
New Anchorage fireworks law may be modified

...members who supported the measure say they may consider limiting certain types of fireworks. But Assembly Chairman Dick Traini, who sponsored the law, told the Anchorage Daily News it was a success. "This town was just lit up with people using...
Anchorage voters may be polled on subsistence

...ANCHORAGE -- The subsistence issue may wind up on the ballot in April -- but only in Anchorage. Assembly chairman Dick Traini on Tuesday proposed a measure that would put a subsistence question on the April municipal ballot. Voters would be...
Cost woes plague Anchorage port expansion; scaled-down version proposed as alternative

...Vakalis. They didn't like what they heard. "I'm trying to figure out how it got this bad," Assembly member Dick Traini said. Assembly member Patrick Flynn, who has chaired the special Assembly committee on the port for the past year...
Anchorage Assembly postpones mayor's proposal to restrict sidewalk-sitting, panhandling

...near City Hall to protest the city's policies on homelessness. Martin is a registered sex offender. Assemblyman Dick Traini was among those who opposed the current version. "This needs to go away," he said. "It's defective." Among...


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