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Louisville awarded nearly $21 million in federal infrastructure grants

Last week, Louisville Metro announced it will receive $20.5 million in federal funding for two transformational projects which will improve connectivity and promote economic development and equity in downtown Louisville. $15.5 million was awarded for the final design and construction of the ‘Reimagine 9th Street’ project and an additional $5…

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U.S. Senate passes $700 billion health care and climate bill, GLI voices concerns for tax implications

On Sunday, the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act on a party line vote of 51-50 through reconciliation which requires a simple majority only. The surprise deal comes after more than a year of internal negotiations among Democrats about the size and scope of the proposed legislation. Originally proposed by…

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Congress passes bill to boost U.S. semiconductor production

The U.S. House and Senate passed the CHIPS and Science Act with bi-partisan support earlier this week, allocating more than $250 billion toward domestic semiconductor manufacturing and scientific research. The passage comes in the wake of chip shortages over the last two years which have led to significant supply chain…

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Business leaders join GLI in nation’s capital to discuss rising costs, legislative priorities

Trip coincides with release of GLI’s 2022 federal agenda Washington, D.C. (July 21, 2022) – Thirty business leaders joined Greater Louisville Inc. for its annual D.C. Fly-In presented by Baptist Health, where they met with federal lawmakers and appointed cabinet officials to discuss the region’s top concerns and priorities. During…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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