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August 2020

How to serve on a Louisville Metro Board or Commission

Looking for opportunities to get engaged with your community and use your knowledge and expertise to make Louisville a better place to live, work, and do business? Consider joining a Louisville Metro board or commission. It’s easier than you think!

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CARES Act and PPP implications for state taxes in Kentucky

The CARES Act, Congress’s major legislative response to the COVID-19 pandemic, included numerous major tax provisions at the federal level in addition to key business-support programs such as the Paycheck Protection Program. Many of these measures have implications for Kentucky employers and individuals when it comes to state tax obligations….

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New rules on evictions and funding opportunities for tenants and landlords

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has announced new rules for eviction procedures in the Commonwealth, as the state and city of Louisville provide funding opportunities for tenants and landlords and other means to prevent evictions.

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Greater Louisville Inc., Commerce Lexington & The Northern Kentucky Chamber take Humana HealthSolutions Statewide

LOUISVILLE, KY (August 18, 2020) — In a collaborative effort between GLI, Commerce Lexington, and The Northern Kentucky Chamber, the discounted association health insurance plan – Humana HealthSolutions is now available statewide. Available exclusively to members of the three Chambers, Humana HealthSolutions can save regional businesses up to 40% on health insurance premiums….

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Ambassador Spotlight: Bill Hodapp

Name: Bill Hodapp Title: Account Manager Company: Greenway Shredding and Recycling How long have you been a GLI Ambassador? Less than 1 year What is your favorite part about being a GLI Ambassador? Getting out to meet new people and learning about the companies that support GLI. A fun fact…

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GLI advocates for minimizing disruption to businesses during Sherman Minton construction

In a comment letter to the Sherman Minton Renewal project team, GLI strongly advocated for minimizing disruption to businesses throughout the duration of the bridge’s rehabilitation.

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GLI joins coalition urging action on UI taxes

GLI joined a coalition of Kentucky organizations representing for-profit and nonprofit employers to urge Governor Andy Beshear to take action to stabilize the Commonwealth’s unemployment insurance (UI) trust fund. The massive rise in unemployment brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and business closures has depleted the state’s UI trust fund…

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GLI Connecting Local Manufacturers with Free Services During Pandemic

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 11, 2020) — Greater Louisville Inc.’s (GLI) Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics Network is partnering with Advantage Kentucky Alliance (AKA) to ensure manufacturing businesses in the Greater Louisville region can access no-cost services for operational support as they battle COVID-19. AKA is a statewide, nonprofit partnership of the…

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Governor Beshear updates bar/restaurants restrictions and makes school recommendation

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear made two important announcements today regarding the state’s response to COVID-19.

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GLI outlines priorities in the HEALS Act

In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, GLI highlighted critical elements of the recently-announced HEALS Act. This legislation is the Senate majority’s proposal for a fourth COVID-19 relief bill. Last month, GLI President and CEO urged lawmakers to work together on a fourth relief package and underscored priorities…

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