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Greater Louisville lawmakers talk key public policy issues at Regional Economic Development Update

Two Greater Louisville lawmakers addressed a range of state policy issues critical to the business community at GLI’s Regional Economic Development Update event at Republic Bank this morning. Representative Jason Nemes (R-Louisville) and Senate Minority Floor Leader Morgan McGarvey (R-Louisville) participated in a panel discussion moderated by GLI’s Director of…

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10 QUESTIONS ABOUT FEDERAL POLICY WITH GLI ADVOCACY

Take 5 minutes or less to talk to us about federal policy. As GLI begins setting its federal policy priorities for 2019-2020, WE NEED YOUR INPUT! Your answers to our 10 question survey will help GLI’s Public Policy Council, Board of Directors, and staff to prioritize federal issues and better…

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GLI Releases 2019 Legislative Outcomes Report

Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) releases its Legislative Outcomes report, now available on GreaterLouisville.com. The document summarizes the policy positions of the region’s largest convener of business leadership and gives an overview of major wins and missed opportunities from the most recent legislative session. The report shows how GLI leads on…

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Kentucky must make expungement easier. Our economy depends on it

Workforce has become a major pain point for businesses in recent years. Meanwhile, there are tens of thousands of Kentuckians who are unable to make a decent living because they cannot get a job or earn a professional license due to mistakes that may have occurred decades ago. Our economy needs…

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Preview: GLI Legislative Outcomes 2019

See below for a quick preview of GLI’s 2019 Legislative Outcomes Report. The full report will be released soon and will include wins for Greater Louisville businesses, missed opportunities, and a legislative scorecard showing how regional legislators voted on key bills throughout the 2019 session.

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Taking stock of #KYGA19 and looking ahead to #KYGA20

The 2019 legislative session of the Kentucky General Assembly is officially in the books. Yesterday marked day 30 of the 30-day short session. In the days ahead, GLI will be working to take full stock of the 2019 session from the perspective of the Greater Louisville business community and will…

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What to look for on the last day of #KYGA19

The sun is setting on the 2019 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Tomorrow marks the 30th and final day of session, following up on a 10-day veto recess that began on March 14. Here is what you need to know heading into the final day.

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Nurse Licensure Compact Legislation one step closer to law in Indiana

GLI released the following statement today on Indiana House Bill 1344 (Nurse Licensure Compact): “Indiana is one step away from joining Kentucky and 30 other states in adopting the interstate nurse licensure compact. GLI is thrilled that the Indiana Senate overwhelmingly passed House Bill 1344. This measure will eliminate a…

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Major expungement bill heads to the governor’s desk

Update on March 26, 2019: Governor Bevin has signed Senate Bill 57 into law. A major expungement bill cleared its final hurdle last night in the legislature and is on its way to the Governor’s office. Senate Bill 57, sponsored by Senator Jimmy Higdon, will increase eligibility for expungement and…

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Tax-reform “clean-up” bill passes the General Assembly

The General Assembly passed a tax-reform “clean-up” bill yesterday that included several pro-business measures and GLI priorities that improve the overall competitiveness of Kentucky’s tax code. The bill, HB 354, is the result of negotiations by a conference committee made up of House and Senate leadership from both sides of…

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