Photo 1: Assembly Chair Dick Traini and Mayor Dan Sullivan attempt to persuade Assembly Member Bill Starr on the veto override vote. Starr would later vote in favor of the veto override. (From left) Assembly member Chris Birch, Traini, Sullivan and Starr.
Last night, the Anchorage Assembly overrode Mayor Dan Sullivan’s veto that blocked on-duty municipal employees from participating in private fund raising events.
Photo 2: Brian Arnold and his mother, Marge, after the veto override. At an early public hearing, Brian testified in favor of firefighter participation in the Muscular Dystrophy Association fundraiser.
Like last year, he and his mother plan on joining the firefighters at Lake Otis Boulevard and Tudor Road during Fill-the-Boot.
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Photos and story by Len Anderson, KSKA – Anchorage
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