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Policy Distilled

A simple policy fix to support minority & women-owned businesses in Kentucky

Minority and women-owned businesses are a key part of Greater Louisville’s regional economy and reflect the diversity of our region. GLI recently sent a letter to Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin recommending a simple policy adjustment that could help these businesses grow and expand their operations. Like many states, Kentucky offers…

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New NLRB definition of joint employer is a step in the right direction

GLI submitted comments last week in response to the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the federal definition of “joint employer” status. In case you’re not familiar, joint employer is a term used to describe the legal relationship between two business entities that are deemed jointly…

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Election 2018’s Impact on Greater Louisville

Divided government will return to Capitol Hill in 2019. Republicans in the U.S. Senate expanded their 51-seat majority, while Democrats flipped the House of Representatives. Congressman John Yarmuth will return to the Hill for a 7th term and is expected to capture the pivotal chairmanship of Budget Committee Chair. Indiana…

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GLI urges formation of Indiana’s Transborder Water Resources Authority

Last week, GLI sent letters to Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and legislative leadership in the state House and Senate encouraging them to make appointments to the Transborder Water Resources Authority established by GLI-backed legislation in 2017. “Greater Louisville Inc., the Metro Chamber of Commerce, encourages you to prioritize the Authority…

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D.C. Fly-In: Three major takeaways from the nation’s capital

Published by Insider Louisville on October 24, 2018. Several days ago Greater Louisville Inc. took 30 business leaders to the nation’s capital to lobby for our federal agenda. We hadn’t planned to do a D.C. Fly-In this year, but quickly pivoted when it became clear that federal policies were hurting…

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Who, what, when, where: get ready for election day

Don’t wait until November 6 to figure out the details of election day. Get informed and know where to do, who’s on your ballot, and what they stand for! To help our investors be as prepared as possible for the midterm elections next week, GLI has assembled a useful collection…

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School board candidates share their visions for JCPS at GLI forum

Candidates for the Jefferson County Board of Education shared their visions for the future of JCPS at a candidate forum hosted by GLI and presented by KentuckyOne Health on Wednesday night. The forum touched on a wide range of critical issues, including student achievement gaps, charter schools, facilities improvement, taxes,…

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Top Pro-Growth Legislators from the 2018 Legislative Session

A key part of GLI’s efforts in preparing for an upcoming legislative session is taking full stock of the previous year’s wins and missed opportunities. This is how we begin the process of reprioritizing and strategizing for success in the next session. It also serves as a good reminder of…

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EXCLUSIVE: GLI’s 2018 Congressional Candidate Survey Responses

Last month, GLI sent surveys out to all candidates running for Congress in the Greater Louisville region. Now, just under a month away from the November 6 elections, we are excited to share the responses we received from congressional candidates. While GLI does not endorse candidates for elected office, we…

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GLI voices support for refugee services in Greater Louisville

In letters last week, GLI voiced support for the work done by Kentucky Refugee Ministries and Catholic Charities, Migration and Refugees Services. These two local agencies provide critical services to refugees resettled in Louisville from around the world. Their services include assistance with basics needs such as housing and obtaining…

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