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Greater Louisville Inc. brings business leaders to Washington D.C. to advocate for top federal priorities

Annual DC Fly In coincides with release of GLI’s 2023 Federal Agenda Louisville, Ky. (July 20, 2023) – More than 35 business leaders spent two days in the nation’s capital meeting with federal lawmakers and national policy experts as part of Greater Louisville Inc.’s annual DC Fly In presented by…

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GLI’s Liz McQuillen Selected for U.S. Chamber Fellowship

Fellowship Provides State and Local Business Leaders with Opportunities to Engage Nationally on Critical Education and Workforce Issues Washington, D.C. (June 22, 2023) – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced Liz McQuillen, director of government affairs and public policy for Greater Louisville Inc. was selected to participate in the…

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KY Interim Session starts this week

The 2023 Interim Session of the Kentucky General Assembly began this week, with Interim Joint Committees and Special Committees hosting their first meetings on Monday, June 5. The Interim Session lasts from June-November and during that time, the House and Senate legislative committees meet jointly to explore topics for the…

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Congress passes debt limit bill

Updated June 2, 2023 Last night, the U.S. Senate passed the Fiscal Responsibility Act with bipartisan support, averting a potential government shutdown and economic catastrophe.  After weeks of negotiation, the White House and Congressional leaders announced the compromise last weekend and was quickly passed by the House earlier this week…

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Noncompete Update: Chamber opposes NLRB memo on non competes

This information was originally published by the U.S. Chamber on Thursday, June 1, 2023. On May 30, the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) General Counsel issued a memo expressing her view that noncompete agreements violate the National Labor Relations Act and are therefore an unlawful employment practice. What Happens Next:…

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What you need to know about the PUMP Act

What you need to know about the PUMP Act Last month, the Providing Urgent Maternal Standards Protections (PUMP) for Nursing Mothers Act requiring employers to provide reasonable accommodations for breastfeeding mothers took effect. The PUMP Act amends a 2010 law and expands the required coverage to more employees who are…

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Greater Louisville Inc. releases 2023 Legislative Outcomes Report

Louisville, Ky. (May 8, 2023) – Today, Greater Louisville Inc. released its annual Legislative Outcomes Report which recaps the major wins and missed opportunities from the 2023 Kentucky session, names its Most Valued Policymakers, and shares the voting records of Greater Louisville legislators and legislative leadership on key priorities. Many…

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GLI calls for comprehensive immigration and border security reform

GLI joined a coalition led by the U.S. Chamber and signed a joint letter calling upon Congress to address America’s broken immigration system and our nation’s border security. For too long, congressional efforts to reform these systems have stalled, leading to significant costs on communities and the economy. In today’s…

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Mayor Greenberg proposes $1.1 billion budget for Metro Louisville

Last week, Mayor Craig Greenberg presented his first proposed budget for the 2023-2024 fiscal year to the Louisville Metro Council. With $1.1 billion in operating and capital spending, this proposal represents the largest budget for the city in history with investments focusing on public safety, infrastructure, and transparency. With a…

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OP-ED: 2023 General Assembly prioritizes workforce solutions

This editorial originally appeared in Louisville Business First on April 10, 2023 Last month, Kentucky posted the lowest unemployment rate in recorded state history at 3.9%. This number means most Kentuckians who are seeking work are working, but over 30% of eligible workers are not actively looking for work and…

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