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April 2019

Greater Louisville lawmakers talk key public policy issues at Regional Economic Development Update

Two Greater Louisville lawmakers addressed a range of state policy issues critical to the business community at GLI’s Regional Economic Development Update event at Republic Bank this morning. Representative Jason Nemes (R-Louisville) and Senate Minority Floor Leader Morgan McGarvey (R-Louisville) participated in a panel discussion moderated by GLI’s Director of…

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10 QUESTIONS ABOUT FEDERAL POLICY WITH GLI ADVOCACY

Take 5 minutes or less to talk to us about federal policy. As GLI begins setting its federal policy priorities for 2019-2020, WE NEED YOUR INPUT! Your answers to our 10 question survey will help GLI’s Public Policy Council, Board of Directors, and staff to prioritize federal issues and better…

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GLI Releases 2019 Legislative Outcomes Report

Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) releases its Legislative Outcomes report, now available on GreaterLouisville.com. The document summarizes the policy positions of the region’s largest convener of business leadership and gives an overview of major wins and missed opportunities from the most recent legislative session. The report shows how GLI leads on…

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GLI Appoints Ameerah Palacios Director of Marketing and Communications

Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI), focused on growing the Louisville area economy as the region’s largest convener of business leadership, is pleased to announce the hiring of Ameerah Palacios as Director of Marketing and Communications. A Louisville native, Ameerah will be an asset to the GLI team as an award-winning marketer…

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Check Your Blind Spots national tour unites Louisville in addressing diversity & inclusion issues, April 22-26

Louisville will welcome the CEO Action Check Your Blind Spots unconscious bias tour Monday, April 22 – Friday, April 26, 2019. The national bus tour is made possible by CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to improve diversity and inclusion within the workplace in the country….

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Kentucky must make expungement easier. Our economy depends on it

Workforce has become a major pain point for businesses in recent years. Meanwhile, there are tens of thousands of Kentuckians who are unable to make a decent living because they cannot get a job or earn a professional license due to mistakes that may have occurred decades ago. Our economy needs…

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Preview: GLI Legislative Outcomes 2019

See below for a quick preview of GLI’s 2019 Legislative Outcomes Report. The full report will be released soon and will include wins for Greater Louisville businesses, missed opportunities, and a legislative scorecard showing how regional legislators voted on key bills throughout the 2019 session.

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New & Renewing Investors – April 2019

New Core Investors Advanced Business Solutions ALS Association, Kentucky Chapter Bluegrass Hazelwood Residential Facility Charlie Sondergeld Services Chrysalis Ventures Dave & Buster’s Digital EFX Wraps Fendley Franco Properties, LLC Flavorman Forged in Wood Custom Cabinetry Generation Tux Hagerman Group, Inc. Home2 Suites By Hilton Clarksville Louisville North HOWE Real Estate…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Chad Barnes

Chad Barnes Registered Representative/Agent New York Life How long have you been a GLI Ambassador? Almost 2 years What is your favorite part about being a GLI Ambassador? I really enjoy the association with the GLI staff and other Ambassadors. In addition, I love to learn about other businesses and…

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Who’s Funded – March 2019

EnterpriseCorp tracks Louisville-based startups that receive funding through investment.  Here are the most recent companies that have received funding:   Bert Thin Films – raised $1M seed round from undisclosed sources – Million Dollar Baby! Developed a specialized copper paste, the CuBert™ paste, that replaces expensive silver with affordable and…

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