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New state laws take effect this week

 The Kentucky General Assembly passed more than 200 bills during the 2024 session on issues like crime, autonomous vehicles, and childcare, with  most taking effect on Monday, July 12th. The Kentucky Constitution specifies that new laws take effect 90 days after the adjournment of the legislature unless they have special…

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Supreme Court Overturns Regulatory Deference Precedent

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday 6-3 to overturn a 40-year-old precedent that has guided the federal regulatory framework as we know it. The ruling on Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo reverses a long-standing legal precedent known as Chevron Deference named for the landmark 1984 decision Chevron v Natural Resources…

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Louisville Metro Council Approves New City Budget

After weeks of budget hearings, Metro Council voted 22-1 to approve the FY 2024-2025 Metro Government Operating Budget and unanimously approved the Capital Budget. These budgets were largely reflective of the budget proposed by Mayor Craig Greenberg in his budget address on April 25, 2024. The Metro Council also received…

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Primary Elections in the Greater Louisville Region

The cropping up of yard signs all over the city can only mean one thing: election season is upon us. While several national elections were on the ballot including presidential primaries and congressional seat contests, the meat of the ballot was Louisville Metro Council and state legislative elections. As a…

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Federal regulatory hurdles and their impact on businesses

Recent changes to key business regulation policies at the federal level have introduced challenges for companies, complicating operations and imposing financial burdens. The recent rules handed down by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Labor (DOL), and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) will drastically impact the business community landscape…

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Greater Louisville Inc. releases 2024 Metro Council Candidate Survey in advance of primary election

Louisville, Ky. (May 6, 2024) – With Kentucky’s primary election less than one month away, Greater Louisville Inc. released the results of its 2024 Metro Council Candidate Survey. While GLI typically conducts candidate surveys for general elections, many Metro Council races will be decided in the primary due to lack…

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Meet the councilmembers: President Markus Winkler

GLI engages in advocacy at all levels of government, but works especially closely with local government to ensure a business-friendly environment. Over the next few months, we will highlight members of the Louisville Metro Council to help our investors learn a bit more about their backgrounds and priorities. GLI is…

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2024 Metro Council Primary 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. Because a number of…

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Legislative Updates: Week Eleven

Last week was another monumental week at the Capitol. We received the Senate’s version of the budget, saw the full passage of a number of priority legislation, and perhaps most importantly we are in the home stretch of this long session with eight working days left. As we enter these…

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Legislative Updates: Week Ten

Today marks day 48 of the  60-day 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. The 2024 session is winding down with only twelve days left. Last week, we saw movement on a number of pieces of legislation and the first gubernatorial veto and override. With only nine legislative days left…

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