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GLI hosts sold-out crowd for Mayoral Forum

On Tuesday, GLI hosted a record crowd of 230 local business and community leaders for the quarterly Capitol Connection presented by Norton Healthcare featuring the two major party candidates running for Mayor of Louisville. During a discussion moderated by Mark Vanderhoff of WLKY, Mayor Bill Dieruf and Craig Greenberg met…

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New Greater Louisville Inc. report recaps state legislative wins, names policy champions

Louisville, Ky. (May 31, 2022) – Greater Louisville Inc. released its annual legislative outcomes report following Kentucky and Indiana’s legislative sessions. The report identifies its biggest policy wins, priorities that did not clear the finish line, and the policymakers whose voting records aligned with GLI’s priorities. GLI’s top priority heading into…

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2022 Metro Council Candidate Survey Results

Greater Louisville Inc. is a nonpartisan organization and does not endorse or support candidates running for office at any level. However, with many important local races coming up we compiled a short survey to help educate our members on where each candidate stands on business-related priorities. Each major party primary…

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2022 Mayoral Candidate Survey Results

Greater Louisville Inc. is a nonpartisan organization and does not endorse or support candidates running for office at any level. However, with many important local races coming up we compiled a short survey to help educate our members on where each candidate stands on business-related priorities. Both major party primary…

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Kentucky’s 2022 primary results are in

  Kentuckians went to the polls yesterday for the 2022 primary elections to determine party nominees for the general election in November. Primary races on the ballot included the open 3rd Congressional seat, several of the Kentucky General Assembly’s Senate and House seats, Louisville mayor, and Louisville Metro Council seats….

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Louisville Metro Budget, ARPA funding proposals announced

On Thursday, Mayor Greg Fischer delivered his twelfth and final budget address to the Metro Council proposing a $1.3 billion budget for Metro Louisville for the upcoming fiscal year. This comes after an announcement from the Mayor and a bi-partisan group of Metro Councilmembers on Tuesday proposing a fourth round…

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UI rate freeze will save Kentucky businesses $130 million in 2022

Recently signed into law by Governor Beshear, House Bill 144 provides continued relief to Kentucky businesses by freezing the unemployment insurance (UI) assessment rates at 2020 levels. Sponsored by Rep. Russell Webber (R-Shepherdsville), a 2021 GLI Most Valuable Policymaker, HB 144 will ease the burden for Kentucky employers who continue…

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General Assembly passes biennial state budget

On the final day before the veto period of the 2022 session, both the House and Senate passed the biennial state budget plan which allocates $31 billion in general fund monies over the next two years. The budget includes record spending in education, a focus on economic development and workforce…

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Greater Louisville Inc. celebrates passage of major state tax reform bill

Louisville, Ky. (March 30, 2022) – Yesterday, the General Assembly passed one of Greater Louisville Inc.’s top legislative priorities of 2022, House Bill 8, which will modernize Kentucky’s tax structure to make the state more competitive in attracting top businesses and talent. Specifically, House Bill 8 will lower the state’s…

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General Assembly passes state tax reform bill

This post was updated on March 30, 2022 to reflect final passage of the House Bill 8. The General Assembly passed an amended version of House Bill 8 to modernize Kentucky’s personal income tax on Tuesday. The original version, sponsored by House Appropriation and Revenue Chair Jason Petrie, lowered the…

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