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May 2020

GLI Hosting College Town Hall for Local Students

Events   News   Economic Development   Talent & Workforce   Advocacy GLI News Brief As the school year has come to an end and we reflect on the many unanticipated changes that have occurred, our thoughts now turn to what the future holds. On June 2nd, GLI, in partnership…

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New Employer Guidance: reporting employee return to work dates

The Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet has released new guidance for employers bringing employees back to work. Employers can now use the KEWES website to report employee return to work dates without Cabinet staff assistance. The Cabinet says this is the most efficient method of notifying state officials that…

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Kentucky releases reopening guidance for child care providers

Kentucky has now released reopening guidance for child care centers. Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Eric Friedlander outlined the guidance in a press conference on May 21, noting, “Child care is one of the areas we know is critical to reopening the economy. It is critical to parents…

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Order Your PPE Today for Safe Re-Entry

Events       News     Economic Development     Talent & Workforce     Advocacy GLI News Brief This week marks the continuation of more phased openings. In the state of Kentucky, manufacturing, construction, vehicle and vessel dealerships, professional services (at 50% of pre-outbreak capacity), horse racing (without…

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GLI urges Congress to take action to prioritize the child care sector

In a letter to greater Louisville’s congressional delegation, GLI stressed the need for the federal government to prioritize the child care sector as our regional economy begins to reopen. “In this pivotal moment in our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, it is vital that we take every step necessary to…

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Kentucky Primary Election Preview

Legislative elections take place this year for Kentucky’s General Assembly, with all 100 House seats and half (19) of Senate seats up for election in November. The COVID-19 pandemic has required many changes, including how and when Kentuckians will cast their vote in the primary election. Originally scheduled for May…

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GLI announces 2020 Legislative Outcomes and Most Valuable Policymakers

GLI’s 2020 Legislative Outcomes report details the major wins for businesses from this year’s sessions in Frankfort and Indianapolis and highlights the region’s Most Valuable Policymakers. “The 2020 sessions presented us with unprecedented and unexpected challenges in advocating for the business community’s needs. However, despite the onset of a global…

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Loan forgiveness applications now available for Paycheck Protection Program

The Small Business Administration has released the application form and instructions for businesses to apply for loan forgiveness if they received a Paycheck Protection Program loan. In a press release, SBA stated that additional guidance and regulations would be forthcoming. Click here to access the application and instructions. In addition,…

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(Updated) New guidance on Paycheck Protection Program loans issued

The federal government has issued guidance providing increased certainty and clarity for small businesses that have received a loan through the new Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

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GLI and Louisville Forward jointly recognized as top economic development group by Site Selection magazine

LOUISVILLE, KY (May 13, 2020) – Today, Mayor Greg Fischer and GLI announced that GLI, the 15-county regional chamber of commerce, and Louisville Forward, the city’s economic and community development organization, have been jointly recognized as a Top U.S. Economic Development Group for 2019 by Site Selection magazine. This is…

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