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Indiana enters final phase of economic reopening plan

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has announced that the Hoosier State will soon be moving into the fifth and final stage of its reopening process, which includes allowing bars and restaurants to operate at full capacity. Social distancing guidelines and the statewide masking requirements will remain in place.

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ELECTION 2020: Responses to GLI’s 2020 Candidate Survey

To support members of the Greater Louisville business community in preparing for the 2020 General Election on November 3, GLI has asked candidates for elected office in our region about their views on a range of key policy issues. Topics include COVID-19 relief, economic development, workforce, criminal justice, and more….

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How to vote in Indiana’s 2020 General Election

Indiana’s 2020 General Election includes races for the U.S. House, Governor and Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, the General Assembly, and local offices. Greater Louisville encompasses a 15-county bi-state region, which includes the Southern Indiana counties of Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Scott, and Washington. GLI encourages all members of our regional business…

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How to vote in Kentucky’s 2020 General Election

On August 14, 2020, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear and Secretary of State Michael Adams announced a plan for Kentucky’s 2020 General Election on November 3. Kentuckians will generally have two options for voting: Absentee ballot by mail Vote in-person, with options to vote early or vote on Election Day

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Metro Louisville announces new Small Business COVID-19 Relief Loan Program

Louisville Metro Government has announced an additional opportunity for businesses impacted by COVID-19 to access funding through a new small business loan program. A total of $2.8 million is available in low-interest loans for small businesses to help sustain their operations and cover expenses related to the impact of the…

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Op-Ed: We need to have stronger support for pregnant workers to help strengthen the economy

This article was published in the Courier Journal on September 14, 2020.  As employers weather this public health and economic crisis, we are trying to do more than simply stay afloat — we are also dedicated to doing whatever we can to help our employees remain in the workforce. This…

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How to serve on a Louisville Metro Board or Commission

Looking for opportunities to get engaged with your community and use your knowledge and expertise to make Louisville a better place to live, work, and do business? Consider joining a Louisville Metro board or commission. It’s easier than you think!

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CARES Act and PPP implications for state taxes in Kentucky

The CARES Act, Congress’s major legislative response to the COVID-19 pandemic, included numerous major tax provisions at the federal level in addition to key business-support programs such as the Paycheck Protection Program. Many of these measures have implications for Kentucky employers and individuals when it comes to state tax obligations….

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New rules on evictions and funding opportunities for tenants and landlords

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has announced new rules for eviction procedures in the Commonwealth, as the state and city of Louisville provide funding opportunities for tenants and landlords and other means to prevent evictions.

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GLI advocates for minimizing disruption to businesses during Sherman Minton construction

In a comment letter to the Sherman Minton Renewal project team, GLI strongly advocated for minimizing disruption to businesses throughout the duration of the bridge’s rehabilitation.

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