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October 2020

Kentucky’s business tax climate continues to improve

Kentucky’s business tax climate has officially moved into the top 20 most competitive in the nation, according to a new report by the Tax Foundation. The improved ranking reflects progress in reforming Kentucky’s tax code with measures backed by GLI. 

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September New and Renewing Investors

Core New Alpha Orthopedic Systems, LLC  Barnes Young Wealth Management David Novak Leadership Evansville Welding Supply LLC Groves Electrical Services Kentucky Electric Cooperatives Oasis Southwest Grill Prosperity Promotions Thieneman Group, LLC Time Worthy Property Solutions United Real Estate Louisville United Talent Staffing Services Core Renewals Advanced ENT and Allergy Automatic…

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Updated Kentucky expungement guides now available

For Kentuckians seeking to have criminal records expunged and remove barriers to work, education, training, and housing, updated guidebooks that incorporate recent legislation backed by GLI are now available.

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Investor Spotlight: Activate Games

Founded In: 2010 By: Bryce Anderson, co-founder of Breakout Games and Activate Games Number of Employees: 600 Describe what your organization does in two sentences… Breakout Games is a national escape room brand featuring multiple, hour-long scenarios where visitors must crack codes, discover clues and solve puzzles in order to…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Mac Brown

Name: Mac Brown Title: Owner Company: Mac Brown Media, LLC How long have you been a GLI Ambassador? I’m starting my second year as a GLI Ambassador. What is your favorite part about being a GLI Ambassador? I like going out and seeing the different businesses and parts of town, and…

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GLI-backed workers’ comp reform bill continues lowering costs for employers

A GLI-backed workers’ compensation reform bill continues to have a positive impact on Kentucky’s economy by lowering costs for regional employers.

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GLI releases Racial Equity Agenda

Building an inclusive economy with equal opportunity for all hinges on advancing racial equity in all aspects of society and addressing the damage caused by systemic racism. As the chamber of commerce for the Greater Louisville region, GLI will continue to advocate for public policies that will move our community…

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Op-ed: The goal of racial equity demands immediate action

This article first appeared in Louisville Business First on October 15, 2020. As our community continues processing last month’s grand jury announcement, many are rightly asking, where does Louisville go from here? It is hard to look ahead when our city is in need of so much healing, but the…

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Funding secured for public transportation in Greater Louisville

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced $4.7 million in new funding for the Transit Authority of River City (TARC), Greater Louisville’s public transportation service provider. Securing these funds to help support mobility and workforce participation was a major GLI priority in the 2020 legislative session in Frankfort.

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New PPP Forgiveness Applications announced for small businesses

Small businesses can now access a simpler application for having their Paycheck Protection Program loans forgiven. The U.S. Small Business Administration and U.S. Treasury announced the new applications for loans of $50,000 or less yesterday. More information can be found in the link below. The Small Business Administration began processing…

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