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Parnell wants cruise ship head tax reduced

JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell has proposed cutting the state head tax on cruise ship passengers from $46 to $34.50...she pays. Passengers are "totally unaware" of the state head tax, he said. While Geldhof appreciates Parnell wanting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032110/sta_593516322.shtml
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First full cruise season under new rules starts

...last several years, the Alaska cruise industry has benefited from the rebounding U.S. economy, a 2010 rollback of a state head tax on cruise ship passengers, and a robust tourism marketing budget, Binkley said.Twenty-eight ships are expected...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-01/first-full-cruise-season-under-new-rule
State
For coaches, no sleep 'til BCS championship game

...the national championship game with its offensive coordinator, Jim McElwain, interviewing and accepting the Colorado State head coaching job.Alabama won that BCS title game 21-0 and Saban said McElwain, "put a great plan together" for the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-12-06/coaches-no-sleep-til-bcs-championship-
Sports
City's port plan in strong position

...the city wants to develop in the downtown port, city officials said. Lawmakers on Sunday passed a reduction in the state head tax but wrangling among them in the last days of the session turned out positively for Juneau, which will get $13 per...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042210/loc_616543673.shtml
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House resurrects oil, gas tax bill

...defeating it - to change Alaska's system of taxing oil and gas production together. It also passed a bill reducing the state head tax on cruise ship passengers, after extended recesses filled with members trying to sway others to their side, and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041910/sta_611926645.shtml
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No let up for Crimson Bears

...on Thursday, which improved Juneau's record to 10-2 on the season. "What we're doing here is preparing for state," head coach Jim Ayers said. "It's not about who they play but preparation." Senior Will Nicholas gave up just one hit...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051801/Spo_Baseball.html
Sports
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...on Thursday, which improved Juneau's record to 10-2 on the season. "What we're doing here is preparing for state," head coach Jim Ayers said. "It's not about who they play but preparation." Senior Will Nicholas gave up just one hit...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051801/Spo_Baseball.shtml
Head tax intended to create new projects, keep waters clean

...causes lost jobs, and lost business and government revenue. My actual intention in writing both the Juneau and the state "head tax" initiatives was not based on any desire to drive out cruise ships. Rather, these voter-passed laws insure...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052209/let_442793368.shtml
Ballot measure proposes changes for citizen initiatives

...10 petitions, we've only had approximately 50 people who signed the petitions," he said. One petition seeking a state head tax on cruise ship passengers received scant attention in Ketchikan, a busy cruise ship port. "I didn't even hear...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102704/sta_20041027004.shtml
News
Stubborn facts about the cruise ship bill

...environmental provisions of the bill. There was testimony that raised legal issues about federal maritime laws regarding state head taxes vs. the federal tonnage clause, plus the unknown economic consequences of either. So the position of the large...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051601/Ope_CSbill.html
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