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One resident’s view on how Juneau spends its head tax money

By Win Gruening Here is a drawing of The Whale Project’s manmade island and park. Juneau receives about $13 million annually from marine passenger fees — around $5 million coming from a statewide tax and the rest from the CBJ’s…

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Why did we file suit?

The industry has been attempting to work with the City and Borough for many years to resolve the disagreement on how passenger entry fees can be used.  It is very common for port communities to charge taxes to support the…

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CLIA Alaska files suit over $10 million whale sculpture and artificial island

Juneau has received more than $55 million in entry fee taxes in just the past four years. CLIA Alaska and international affiliate, Cruise Lines International Association, have filed a complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief against the City and Borough…

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Press Release: CLIA Alaska Challenges Juneau Passenger Entry Fee, Cites $10 million Artificial Island Project as Unconstitutional

  FOR RELEASE 4/12/2016 CONTACT: John Binkley, President, CLIA Alaska c: (907) 322-2390 john@akcruise.org   (ANCHORAGE, April 12, 2016) – CLIA Alaska and international affiliate, Cruise Lines International Association, have filed a complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief against the City…

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