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April 2020

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell briefs GLI members on Congress’ response to COVID-19

This afternoon, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell briefed GLI members on how Congress is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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GLI Submits Re-Open Proposal to Governors Beshear & Holcomb, Get your PPE

Dear Friends, In these unprecedented times, it can be difficult for our minds to decompress. From the sofa to the kitchen to the makeshift work station, we are constantly bombarded by unnerving news. We see countries and businesses and individuals affected by COVID-19. Healthcare workers on the front lines are…

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Kentucky announces business reopenings in May

This week, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced a timeline for business reopenings in Kentucky as well as important guidelines for businesses to follow.

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GLI’s Renewal Task Force submits re-opening proposal to Governor Andy Beshear and Governor Eric Holcomb

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 29, 2020) — GLI’s Renewal Task Force has submitted a proposal to Governor Andy Beshear and Governor Eric Holcomb to re-open business. The proposal incorporates federal, state, and clinical guidelines and best-practices as well as private industry and general public considerations. The recommendations were based on business input. GLI’s…

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Developing Re-Opening Best Practices, Purchasing PPE and Other Updates

Dear Friends, There has been much discussion nationally and regionally about what a re-opening of the economy will look like. Businesses everywhere are reviewing protocols and best practices for how they can safely resume operations. Federal and state governments are setting guidelines, and some communities have already initiated strategies to re-open their…

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Next steps from Congress on COVID-19

What can we expect next from Congress as the country continues grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic?

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GLI Hosting Virtual Focus Groups to Discuss Re-Opening, How to Buy PPE for Your Workforce

Dear Friends, Today, GLI joined business organizations in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin in voicing support for efforts to coordinate economic reopening efforts among these seven states. We want Governor Beshear, Governor Holcomb, and other governors throughout the Midwest to know that the business community stands ready to collaborate…

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More funds for small businesses in CARES Act 2.0

Updated on April 24, 2020, at 1:19pm The President has signed into law federal legislation to appropriate more COVID-19 funding for small businesses and to support health care systems and public health. The new law includes more money for programs like the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loans…

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(UPDATED) Kentucky announces new process for business reopenings

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced a new process to help guide business reopening efforts in the Commonwealth. Under the “Healthy at Work” initiative, industry groups, trade associations, and individuals businesses “that are closed due to COVID-19” may submit reopening proposals and strategies to the Office of the Governor and the…

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GLI Supports Coordinated Economic Reopening Efforts Among Governors

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 23, 2020) — Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) joined business organizations in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin in voicing support for efforts to coordinate economic reopening efforts among these seven states. GLI, alongside other chambers of commerce, stressed the importance of working across state lines to…

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