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March 2020

Make it easier for contractors to do business with tax-exempt customers

Churches, schools, nonprofits, and state and local government agencies are important customers for contractors in the Commonwealth. Unfortunately, Kentucky law imposes an anti-business and unnecessary administrative burden on contractors who do business with these types of organizations. The 2020 legislative session offers lawmakers in Frankfort an opportunity to address the…

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The basics of local government tax reform in KY

Reforming local government taxation in Kentucky is a top GLI priority in 2020. House Bill 475, sponsored by Rep. Michael Meredith, is the first step in making Kentucky’s cities and counties more competitive when it comes business and talent attraction. Read below to understand some of the basics of local…

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GLI-backed recovery through employment bill moves forward

Legislation backed by GLI that would empower employers to play a greater role in addressing the substance use disorder crisis passed the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare this morning. Senate Bill 173, sponsored by Senator Matt Castlen, would encourage businesses to retain employees with substance use disorders and help…

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Infrastructure funding legislation filed in the General Assembly

Legislation to increase funding for infrastructure projects and roads and modernize how road funding is allocated throughout the state has been filed in the General Assembly. Representative Sal Santoro filed House Bill 580, which would increase the gas tax and other revenue streams to provide the necessary funding to begin…

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With GLI’s support, House committee votes to expand access to KEES and higher education

The House Education Committee voted in favor of legislation to expand access to the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) program this morning. House Bill 368, sponsored by Representative James Tipton, would remove from state statute a requirement that a KEES recipient must not be a convicted felon. This would allow…

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Louisville’s Leading Women: A Women’s History Month Series Featuring #GreatLouisvilleLeaders

During March, in honor of Women’s History month, GLI is highlighting women led businesses in Greater Louisville and the #GreatLouisvilleLeaders who are behind some of our most successful and influential companies. Where better to start than with our own entirely female Leadership team here at GLI, led by President and…

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