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May 2019

GLI joins coalition urging support for the Dream and Promise Act

Today, Greater Louisville Inc., The Metro Chamber of Commerce, is among 60 business organizations from 26 states calling on Congressional leadership to pass the Dream and Promise Act to give a path to citizenship to Dreamers and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders. In an open letter, business leaders recognize the…

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Approve USMCA and restore certainty to international trade

This week, GLI sent letters to members of the Greater Louisville congressional delegation, urging them to support the United States Mexico Canada Agreement, or USMCA. This international trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico, and Canada serves as a welcome modernization of the North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, and…

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HEALTH ENTERPRISES NETWORK RELEASES KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM STARTUPS + BIG COS EVENT

    Health Enterprises Network (HEN), an affiliate of Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI), explored the collaboration and economic growth possible through local startups and big-to-medium sized companies through an event held at The Olmsted that featured panelists and showcased companies with innovative products that symbolize the future of Louisville’s health…

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GUEST POST: KENTUCKY TAX REFORM PART II – WHAT HAPPENED IN 2019, AND WHAT’S NEXT FOR 2020

After Kentucky made the most sweeping changes to its tax code in nearly a century last year by passing H.B. 366 and H.B. 487 (see my prior article for more on this here), 2019 was sold as only requiring “cleanup” tax legislation to fix some of these changes.  However, as…

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Key Guidance for Employers on Recent Unemployment Ruling

Last month, the Kentucky Court of Appeals issued a ruling overturning Kentucky’s long-standing practice of allowing employers to represent themselves in proceedings related to unemployment claims. The decision could have a significant impact on Kentucky employers and Kentucky’s unemployment insurance system depending on how the case evolves. If it stands,…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Frank Buster

Name: Frank A Buster Title: VP of Business Development Company: Byrne Insurance Group How long have you been a  GLI ambassador? 1 year What is your favorite part about being a GLI ambassador: Meeting the people who help keep our community growing. What value does your company derive from investing…

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2019 Kentucky Primary Election Wrap-up

The dust is settling from yesterday’s primary elections, which saw Kentucky Democrats and Republicans select their nominees for statewide constitutional offices. Voter turnout has been estimated at around 20 percent, higher than the 12.5 percent projected by the Secretary of State’s Office. With the field set for both parties, the…

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GLI Honors Small Businesses and Leaders at 2019 Inc.credible Awards

Greater Louisville Inc. recognized the ongoing contribution of the entire small business community to the region’s economic vitality at the 2019 Inc.credible Awards, presented by Citizens Union Bank. This year’s 2019 Inc.credible Awards winners were honored in the following categories: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award presented by Kentucky Community and…

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No time like the present: Let’s begin rebuilding America’s infrastructure

It’s National Infrastructure Week! And it could not come at a better time. Last month, the White House and Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives announced that they had reached a deal for a $2 trillion infrastructure package that could finally start the process rebuilding infrastructure in regions like…

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GLI Named 2019 Chamber of the Year Finalist

  Greater Louisville Inc. has again been recognized as one of the top chambers of commerce in the nation, according to the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, which named GLI one of only three finalists in the large chamber category as part of the association’s 2019 Chamber of the…

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