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GLI Applauds JCPS Agreement

“GLI has been in contact with numerous stakeholders over the past several months as we advocated strongly for a negotiated solution that puts kids first, allows Dr. Pollio the freedom to do his job, and brings the necessary changes highlighted in the state audit. We applaud the JCPS School Board…

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GLI voices support for NLC in Indiana

In an effort to continue cultivating regionalism in Greater Louisville and supporting the growth of our health care sector, GLI Advocacy recently submitted a letter in support of Indiana joining the Nurse Licensure Compact. In case you’re not familiar, the Nurse Licensure Compact, or NLC, establishes a multi-state nursing license,…

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GLI submits public comments on Kentucky HEALTH

Last week GLI submitted comments articulating the views of the Greater Louisville business community on proposed changes to Kentucky’s Medicaid system. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services re-opened public comments on the plan, known as Kentucky HEALTH, last month following a federal court decision to halt its implementation. Through…

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ICYMI: Perkins Act Reauthorization

Last week, President Trump signed into law the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, updating and reauthorizing the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. In total, the legislation allocates roughly $1.3 billion annually to support career and technical education (CTE) programs throughout the country—including…

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Federal Tax Reform 2.0

Last week, the Committee on Ways and Means in the U.S. House released a framework for the next round of reforms to the federal tax code. These potential changes would function as a follow-up to last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which ushered in the first major overhaul…

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Help shape GLI’s 2019 State Legislative Agenda

The 2019 regular sessions of the Kentucky and Indiana legislatures are rapidly approaching, with both scheduled to convene in early January. GLI is actively laying the groundwork for another successful year in Frankfort and Indianapolis by vetting new policy stances and updating previous positions, all of which will eventually make…

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Fighting the opioid epidemic: GLI voices support for changes to 42 CFR Part 2

Like most metropolitan regions throughout the country, Greater Louisville has been far from immune to the opioid epidemic. From 2012 to 2016, Jefferson County alone saw more than 1,200 deaths by drug overdose. Opioid use disorder and other substance use disorders in our region have broken families apart, stretched public…

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GLI urges a shift in course in current U.S. trade policies

In letters to the White House and members of the Greater Louisville congressional delegation, GLI urged a shift in course for current U.S. trade policy. “While GLI strongly supports policies that ensure fairness in international trade and function to modernize and improve past agreements with our trade partners, tariffs serve…

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Talk to us about taxes

Tis the season for tax reform. Late last winter, we saw the first substantive changes to the federal tax code in more than a generation. Then, last spring, the Kentucky General Assembly enacted several reforms to the Commonwealth’s tax code, including a lowered corporate and individual income tax rate and…

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Regional experts explain how state tax reform impacts the business community

State tax experts from the Greater Louisville region gathered this morning at GLI to discuss recent changes to Kentucky’s tax code. The event, sponsored by Dean Dorton, marked GLI’s second installment of its Issues & Influences series in 2018. This series brings together key insiders from our region to discuss…

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