fbpx
Greater Louisville Inc. The Metro Chamber of Commerce 2019 Chamber of the Year
× Greater Louisville Inc. The Metro Chamber of Commerce

Latest News from GLI Advocacy

GLI’s DE&I programs highlighted in Frankfort

Addressing the Commission on Race and Access to Opportunity in Frankfort, Greater Louisville Inc.’s Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Dana Johnson, highlighted the programs that GLI is focused on to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the business community in our region. Johnson spoke about the programs GLI…

Read More

Kentucky State Laws Take Effect July 14

On Thursday, July 14, many of the 234 bills that the Kentucky General Assembly passed during the regular session earlier this year will go into effect. The Kentucky Constitution provides that the default effective date for new laws is 90 days after session adjournment unless the legislature specifies an effective…

Read More

Annual Louisville Metro Budget Approved

Last week, the Louisville Metro Council approved the capital and operating budgets for the upcoming fiscal year, totaling $1.3 billion in spending. The record budget for Louisville Metro focuses on increased funding for paving, sidewalks, parks, and homeless services. The unanimous vote comes after two months of hearings and public…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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….

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More