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October 2017

Myth-Busting the Pension Debate

A time machine would be great right about now.  We could roll back to the days when we didn’t have a $64 billion unfunded pension liability, a debt of $15,000 for every Kentuckian.  Unfortunately, many still live in the fully-funded past and are tilting at windmills trying to keep the…

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Global Entrepreneurship Week Preview

Looking to get plugged in to Louisville’s up and coming companies.  Global Entrepreneurship Week is Nov. 12-18th this year and there are a host of activities happening in Louisville.  EnterpriseCorp, the entrepreneurial arm of GLI has put together a calendar of everything “starting up” that week in town.  Follow @EnterpriseLou…

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P3 Discussion Shines a Light on Development Opportunities

GLI Advocacy hosted a panel discussion last week with more than 20 businesses leaders on the topic of public-private partnerships in Kentucky.  The Issues & Influencers event was presented by Government Strategies and hosted in partnership with P3KY, a new group that is helping businesses navigate the state’s new law…

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Support Soccer & Pro-Sports in Greater Louisville

One of the biggest takeaways from GLI’s recent GLIDE 2017 trip to Nashville was the concept proactively building “civic furniture.” These are major projects that are an investment in both quality of life and economic growth.  Nashville built their Bridgestone Arena a full two years before the Predators became an…

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Congratulations to Rebecca Wood!

GLI Vice President of Investor Growth and Relations, Rebecca Wood, continues to post impressive numbers for your Metro Chamber. She placed in the Top 10 in the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Sales Contest for Q1 of 2017. Keep up the good work!

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Welcome to the Club: Our New Investors & Renewals

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to the companies who have joined GLI and those who have renewed. Thank you for investing in our mission to accelerate economic growth, job creation and business competitiveness throughout the Greater Louisville region.  If you know of a company interested in accelerating the region…

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GLI Featured in ACCE’s “Chamber Executive” Magazine

In recognition of Greater Louisville Inc.’s improvement in workplace morale, President & CEO Kent Oyler was asked to pen an editorial about attracting and retaining top talent.  The editorial was published in the Late Summer edition of the Association for Chamber of Commerce Executive’s magazine, Chamber Executive. Read the article about…

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Guest Post: Kentucky’s Pension Crisis Must Be Solved

By Governor Matt Bevin As governor, I am committed to running a fiscally responsible government that provides a better place for employers to grow, prosper and create jobs. One of the greatest impediments to Kentucky’s economic success is our pension crisis. Although a few sounded the alarm over the years,  kicking…

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GLI Supports Passage of Federal Budget Resolution, Tax Reform

As an investor-driven organization representing more than 1,600 businesses, civic organizations, and entrepreneurs in Kentucky and Indiana, Greater Louisville Inc. has long sought tax reform at the federal level that is pro-growth and business-friendly. A crucial vote in the Senate this week could bring the country one step closer to…

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GLI Signs Letter Urging Trump Administration to Modernize NAFTA

(Louisville, KY) – Greater Louisville Inc. joined more than 300 state and local business associations from across all 50 states in expressing its support for a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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