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Pot smoke included in Anchorage smoking ban give businesses 90 days to include marijuana smoke in their no-smoking signage, KTUU reported.Assembly Chair Dick Traini proposed the ordinance. He said businesses that allow smoking expose the people working there to secondhand smoke...
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 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 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...
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...
Northwest Digest

...outlawed in most public buildings, such as restaurants and offices. The new law, introduced in May by Dan Coffey and Dick Traini, is meant to eliminate employees' exposure to secondhand smoke. The ban would also apply in homes where a baby sitter...
Anchorage voters back a smoking ban in bars

...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 July. It will be...
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...


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