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State withdrawals support for Juneau in cruise industry suit

The state of Alaska has pulled an offer to help the City and Borough of Juneau in an ongoing lawsuit brought by the cruise ship industry. The state on Wednesday withdrew a legal memo sent the day before that supported the city and borough’s position in the case, the Juneau Empire reported. (ledger-enquirer.com)

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Juneau approves another $100,000 for cruise ship lawsuit

The Juneau Assembly has ponied up another $100,000 to defend itself against litigation brought by the Cruise Lines International Association. That adds to the $283,368 it’s already spent to date defending itself in a lawsuit brought by the cruise ship industry. (ktoo.org)

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Juneau Assembly passes exempts cruise ships from sales taxes

The importance of the cruise ship industry was apparent during Monday night’s City and Borough of Juneau Assembly meeting as the group determined whether or not to pass an ordinance to establish a tax exemption for the sales of goods sold on cruise ships when they’re in Juneau’s waters. (juneauempire.com)

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Juneau’s cruise ship head tax spending pitches due next week

Proposals to spend Juneau’s cruise ship passenger fees are due next Monday, and so far, the city hasn’t received many pitches. The city charges a $5 per passenger tax on large vessels that stop in Juneau. With about a million cruise ship passengers a year, it generates about $5 million. (ktoo.org)

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