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October 2019

GLI Event Recap: Broadening the Conversation around K-12 Education

A panel of education experts painted a nuanced picture of the challenges and opportunities shaping public and private K-12 institutions in Greater Louisville at GLI’s Capitol Connection event on October 30.  Presented by Norton Healthcare, the event featured a panel discussion with House Majority Floor Leader Bam Carney, Jefferson County…

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GLI Announces New Regional Land Development Task Force

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 31, 2019) — Greater Louisville Inc. is taking a bold approach to growth by launching the new Regional Land Development Task Force that will bring together a wide range of voices from the business community to think proactively about our region’s land development, redevelopment, and infill needs…

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Kentucky and Indiana hold steady in new business tax climate rankings

Kentucky and Indiana hold steady in new business tax climate rankings released this week, though analysis of both states underscores the need for constant improvement and unemployment insurance reform. Every Fall, the nonpartisan Tax Foundation releases its annual Business Tax Climate Index, which analyzes the business tax climates of all…

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GLI urges congressional support for the Yes in My Backyard Act

GLI recently sent letters to members of the Greater Louisville congressional delegation urging their support for legislation aimed at incentivizing local governments to ensure their policies around land development and redevelopment adequately support growth and progress.

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GLI testifies on Capitol Hill to advocate for the Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act

GLI’s Vice President of Government Affairs & Public Policy Iris Wilbur testified in support of the Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. “Today, we live in a world where businesses need every person who can work participating in the labor force. As employers, we must do what…

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GLI encourages PSC to reassess value of excess energy from net-metered customers

Last week, GLI joined other business organizations in the Commonwealth to encourage the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) to reevaluate how utilities should value excess power generated by net-metered customers. Thanks to the passage of Senate Bill 100 in the 2019 regular session—which modernized Kentucky’s outdated net-metering laws—the PSC now…

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STATEMENT ON METRO PLANNING COMMISSION VOTE ON ONE PARK

This afternoon, the planning commission voted in unanimous support to approve the rezoning to allow for the Jefferson Development Group to construct the $250 million mixed use project known as One Park. “Greater Louisville Inc. is pleased to see that the One Park development was approved by the planning commission….

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GREATER LOUISVILLE 2020 CAMPAIGN REACHES $7 MILLION MARK

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 9, 2019) — Greater Louisville Inc.’s GL 2020 campaign is at 92 percent, thanks to several recent contributions from companies like Yum! Brands and a new $300,000 grant from the Gheens Foundation. Yum! Brands joins the James Graham Brown Foundation, the Gheens Foundation and several companies in…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Anita Selch

Name: Anita Selch Title: Director of Communications Company: Workwell Industries How long have you been a GLI Ambassador? 15+ years What is your favorite part about being a GLI Ambassador? Meeting people in this fantastic community and getting to know the many Ambassadors for GLI. I have been fortunate to…

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September New & Renewing Investors

Core New A & S Fabricating Co. Ables Production Asia Institute-Crane House, Inc. Astra Behavioral Health Bowersox Vision Center Butler Flooring Services, LLC Clear Cut Phocus LLC Design Fabricators & Integrators Geosyntec Hand + Wrist of Louisville Justice Law Office Kentucky Nurses Association Kumar Eye Institute LEAP Spark Levy Restaurants…

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