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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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Ketchikan Council members discuss cruise tax ruling

By: KRBD, Leila Kheiry A federal judge’s ruling on how Alaska communities can spend cruise passenger fees was a big topic of discussion during Thursday’s Ketchikan City Council meeting. The cruise industry in 2016 sued over the City and Borough…

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