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January 2021

Greater Louisville Inc. Launches Discounted Human Resources Program

Partnership with HR Affiliates aims to reduce costs for small businesses Louisville, Ky. (January 26, 2020) – Following the successful statewide rollout of Humana HealthSolutions, Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) announced the launch of a new member benefit aimed at reducing costs of administrative and employee services for businesses in our…

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KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2021 – RECESS UPDATE

The Kentucky General Assembly is currently in the middle of the January recess period that happens during every short session. The legislature is scheduled to reconvene on February 2nd for the remaining 22 days of this session. Below is a short update on several key issues.

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December New and Renewing Investors

Core New 7PM Group LLC Against The Grain Brewery Anderson Hospitality Group LLC Cigna Global Polymers LLC Henry’s Plumbing Inc. Lewisburg Banking Company Marcar Leasing miiSpine Mini Storage Depot – Bardstown Road NAPA Auto Parts of New Albany New Life Directions Ministries Rusty Rooster Recycling Story Louisville Taylor Siefker Williams…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Bruce Corwin

Name: Bruce Corwin Title: Private Wealth Advisor Company: First Kentucky Securities How long have you been a GLI Ambassador? I’ve been a GLI Ambassador for 8 years. What is your favorite part about being a GLI Ambassador? I really love meeting so many fantastic people through GLI and volunteering as an Ambassador has given…

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KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2021 – WEEK 2 SUMMARY

The General Assembly made history this week, when for the first time since the advent of short, 30-day sessions in 2001, it was in session during the second week in January. The pace of legislative work was slower this week than the first five days of the session, but the…

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Pregnant Workers Legislation filed in Indiana

GLI is again backing pro-workforce legislation in Indianapolis to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers. GLI was a lead champion for passing pregnant workers legislation in Kentucky in 2019 and has worked aggressively at the federal level and in Indianapolis to support women in the workforce. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb…

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GLI advocates for access to COVID vaccine for child care workers

GLI is working with other organizations throughout Kentucky to ensure that child care workers have early access to the COVID-19 vaccine. In communications to Governor Andy Beshear’s Office and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, GLI has stressed the importance of prioritizing child care workers alongside K-12 personnel in…

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GLI joins coalition in support of COVID liability protections in Kentucky

GLI has joined a coalition of organizations throughout the Commonwealth to support liability protections for employers from COVID-19 related lawsuits. Kentucky State Senate President Robert Stivers has filed Senate Bill 5, which would provide an important layer of liability protections for businesses that follow appropriate guidelines to protect their employees,…

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Sports Wagering legislation filed in Kentucky General Assembly

A bill to authorize and regulate sports wagering in Kentucky has been filed in the Kentucky General Assembly. House Bill 241, sponsored by Representative Adam Koenig, would allow Kentucky to join numerous other states throughout the country in allowing individuals to place bets on sports. Indiana and Tennessee have already…

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Business community rallies around Greater Louisville Inc. Strategic Plan

Fundraising milestone shows strong support of Now Louisville Plan Louisville, Ky. (January 11, 2021) – Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) announced a fundraising milestone for its five-year strategic plan, Now Louisville. The new plan outlines six pillars to guide the business community’s work through 2025 including innovation, startups, clusters, talent, inclusion, and…

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