Statement regarding settlement reached with CBJ on the passenger fee lawsuit

(JUNEAU, AK, MARCH 14, 2019) – We are pleased to reach resolution with the CBJ and appreciate the considerable efforts by the Mayor, Assembly and City Manager toward what is a very positive outcome.  The agreement achieves our goal of…

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Juneau, cruise industry reach tentative agreement on passenger fees

By: KTOO The City and Borough of Juneau has reached an agreement with an industry group representing cruise companies over the way it spends money collected from cruise ship passengers. The tentative agreement brings an end to almost three years…

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

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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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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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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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