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Archipelago Project back before Assembly

BY: KINY Juneau, Alaska (KINY) – Topping Monday night’s Assembly agenda are ordinances related to the Archipelago Project that calls for construction of the downtown staging area and deck over project to support activities generated by cruise ship passengers. Action…

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With CLIAA lawsuit at an end, city considers proposals for marine passenger fee revenue

By: KTOO, Adelyn Baxter On Friday, a federal judge issued a final decision in a three-year-old case between the cruise industry and the City and Borough of Juneau over its $8 per person fee on cruise passengers. After Judge H. Russel Holland ruled…

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CBJ/Cruise Lines lawsuit ends

By: KINY Juneau, Alaska (KINY) A federal court judge Thursday granted the CBJ request to end the three-year-old lawsuit. City Manager Rorie Watt said this will allow the CBJ and the Cruise Lines International Association to move forward together, “Our…

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As cruise ship lawsuit comes to an end, what’s next?

By: Juneau Empire, Alex McCarthy City might continue to spend head taxes in similar way as before The city’s lawsuit with the cruise industry came to an end this week, and City and Borough of Juneau officials are pleased with the…

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Cruise lines, Juneau still at odds over passenger fee ruling

By: KTOO, Jacob Resneck, CoastAlaska Cruise Lines International Association Alaska’s lawsuit against Juneau’s passenger fees isn’t over. The cruise industry is asking a federal court to limit the city’s collection of the $8 per passenger fee and for the judge…

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Will Juneau take cruise ship decision to Ninth Circuit?

By: Must Read Alaska, Suzanne Downing   KETCHIKAN PONIES UP CASH TO JOIN THE FIGHT Juneau lost its case in December involving its use of cruise ship passenger fees for broad amenities — such as the new whale park built near…

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Judge limits use of cruise passenger fees by Juneau

By: Associated Press   JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A federal judge has ruled that use of fees collected by the city of Juneau from cruise ship passengers must be connected to the ship. Coast Alaska reports the cruise industry had…

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Judge rules in cruise lines’ lawsuit over Juneau fees

By: Seatrade Cruise News, Anne Kalosh The cruise industry’s long-running lawsuit against the city and borough of Juneau over a $5 head tax and $3 per passenger port development fee may be drawing to a close. The case revolves around…

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Judge upholds Alaska cruise ship passenger fees, but with limits

By: Anchorage Daily News, James Brooks  JUNEAU — A U.S. District Court judge has ruled that per-passenger cruise ship fees levied by the City and Borough of Juneau are legal, but they must be spent to the benefit of the…

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Ruling limits how Juneau can spend cruise passenger fees

By: KTOO, Jacob Resneck, CoastAlaska  A federal judge has ruled Juneau can keep collecting fees from cruise ship passengers. But the judge sided with the cruise industry which sued over how the funds are spent. Juneau’s local government collects $8…

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