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It’s time to help Kentucky’s Lowest-performing Schools

We’ve set up a system throughout Kentucky, and particularly in JCPS, which fails our most vulnerable students and hamstrings our lowest-performing schools, known as ‘priority’ schools.  A lot of people complain and point fingers, but instead of endless handwringing let’s take a real step towards fixing one of the biggest…

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Why Did They Say THAT? GLI Issue Committees Explained

A question that GLI’s Advocacy Team often gets is, “How did GLI develop this stance on a public policy issue?” Our answer is always the same: GLI Investors. GLI vets issues and develops stances through a committee process, starting with our six Issue Advisory Committees: Bi-State, Business Competitiveness, Education &…

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Op-ed: Kentucky Business Community: Inaction Is Not an Option on Pension Reform

By Greater Louisville, Inc. President and CEO Kent Oyler, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Dave Adkisson, Commerce Lexington President and CEO Bob Quick, and Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Brent Cooper With a major pension reform bill moving through the legislative process, we write on behalf of Kentucky’s…

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Join a GLI Issue Advisory Committee!

GLI’s Health Care Issue Advisory Committee discussing policy with Sen. Julie Raque Adams (R-Louisville) in 2017. A question that GLI’s Advocacy Team often gets is, how do we develop our stance on a public policy issue? Our answer is always the same: GLI investors. GLI vets issues and develops stances…

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Legislators & Chamber Leaders Rally Around Expanded Gaming Legislation

(Frankfort, KY)- Speaking with bipartisan support on Thursday afternoon at the Capitol, Greater Louisville Inc. in partnership with the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, once again urged support for an amendment to the Kentucky Constitution that would allow for expanded gaming. “The numbers are on the side of expanded gaming…

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Pension reform on the horizon in Kentucky’s 2018 Regular Session

With lawmakers back in Frankfort for the 2018 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly, pension reform is on the horizon. The state is currently facing a $64 billion unfunded public pension liability. Left unsolved, pensions will consume a greater-and-greater share of the state budget, siphoning off critical funding for…

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GLI Advocacy to launch Policy Distilled newsletter in 2018

When the General Assemblies in Kentucky and Indiana reconvene in January, the news will be coming fast and furious from Frankfort and Indianapolis.  In recognition of this, GLI Advocacy is launching Policy Distilled.  It’s a Monday morning rundown of all the latest news and what to watch for this week…

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GLI Advocacy to Launch Policy Distilled in 2018

When the General Assemblies in Kentucky and Indiana reconvene in January, the news will be coming fast and furious from Frankfort and Indianapolis.  In recognition of this, GLI Advocacy is launching Policy Distilled.  It’s a Monday morning rundown of all the latest news and what to watch for this week…

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GLI urges Congress to act on DACA, protect Dreamers, and grow our regional workforce

Today, GLI is joining with business and civic leaders from across the country in calling on Congress to make sure that individuals protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, are allowed to continue contributing to our workforce and living in our communities without fear of detainment…

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The need for bold leadership at JCPS

One definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results, and that applies to JCPS.  While some promising incremental progress has occurred, transformative change has yet to happen.   The result is a K-12 system that continues to under-deliver for Louisville’s students, parents and…

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