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March 2019

Taking stock of #KYGA19 and looking ahead to #KYGA20

The 2019 legislative session of the Kentucky General Assembly is officially in the books. Yesterday marked day 30 of the 30-day short session. In the days ahead, GLI will be working to take full stock of the 2019 session from the perspective of the Greater Louisville business community and will…

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What to look for on the last day of #KYGA19

The sun is setting on the 2019 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Tomorrow marks the 30th and final day of session, following up on a 10-day veto recess that began on March 14. Here is what you need to know heading into the final day.

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Nurse Licensure Compact Legislation one step closer to law in Indiana

GLI released the following statement today on Indiana House Bill 1344 (Nurse Licensure Compact): “Indiana is one step away from joining Kentucky and 30 other states in adopting the interstate nurse licensure compact. GLI is thrilled that the Indiana Senate overwhelmingly passed House Bill 1344. This measure will eliminate a…

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U.S. Chamber Awards Greater Louisville Inc. with 5-Star Accreditation

Louisville, Ky. – The United States Chamber of Commerce has awarded Greater Louisville Inc. with 5-Star Accreditation for its sound policies and dedicated advocacy efforts, effective organizational procedures and beneficial programs, and overall positive impact on the Greater Louisville community. Only 3% of chambers nationally receive 5-star Accreditation status.  …

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Major expungement bill heads to the governor’s desk

Update on March 26, 2019: Governor Bevin has signed Senate Bill 57 into law. A major expungement bill cleared its final hurdle last night in the legislature and is on its way to the Governor’s office. Senate Bill 57, sponsored by Senator Jimmy Higdon, will increase eligibility for expungement and…

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Tax-reform “clean-up” bill passes the General Assembly

The General Assembly passed a tax-reform “clean-up” bill yesterday that included several pro-business measures and GLI priorities that improve the overall competitiveness of Kentucky’s tax code. The bill, HB 354, is the result of negotiations by a conference committee made up of House and Senate leadership from both sides of…

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Pro-business bills need a push in the final working days of #KYGA19

Only three working days remain in the 2019 legislative session in Frankfort before sine die on March 28. Numerous pro-business bills remain to be passed by the House, and we are encouraging members of the business community to get involved and urge their representatives to act before session ends. Click on…

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February New & Renewing Investors

New Top Investors: El Toro – IP Targeting Advance Ready Mix Concrete, Inc. Wehr Constructors, Inc. Renewing Top Investors: Air Hydro Power, Inc. Buffalo Construction, Inc City of Jeffersontown Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated East and Westbrook Construction Co., Inc. Ecotech Waste Logistics Facilities Management Services FireKing Security Group Independence Bank…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Natasha Cummings

Name: Natasha Cummings Title: Business Services Manager Company: Kentucky Career Center   How long have you been a GLI Ambassador? I have been a GLI Ambassador for almost a year..  I have been a GLIP Ambassador Representative of the Bahamas for over 9 yrs.   What is your favorite part…

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Who’s Been Funded?

EnterpriseCorp tracks Louisville-based startups that receive funding through public and private investment.  Here are the most recent companies that have received funding:   RCM Brain – $1.6M from undisclosed investors A software and services company that enables healthcare revenue cycle management companies and departments to work smarter and faster.  …

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