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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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Kentucky moves up in national business tax climate rankings

In the Tax Foundation’s just-released 2019 State Business Tax Climate Index, Kentucky moved from 33rd in the nation in the 2018 index to 23rd in the 2019 index, jumping ahead 10 spots and coming much closer in line with our neighboring states.* The Commonwealth’s increased competitiveness is a direct result of…

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Top State Policymakers meet with GLI issue committees

With a little more than 100 days until the start of the 2019 sessions in Frankfort and Indianapolis, GLI is deep into our planning process for next year—vetting and debating issues and strategizing on how to continue building on our successes in 2018 and 2017. A key part of that…

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2018 Congressional Candidate Survey

With the November 6 midterm elections just 50 days away, GLI is actively working to make sure that members of the Greater Louisville business community are as informed as possible when it comes to making decisions on who should represent our region in Washington. While GLI does not make candidate…

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GLI submits public comments on use of Volkswagen Settlement funds in Kentucky

GLI submitted comments on the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet’s draft mitigation plan for using funds from the Volkswagen Settlement. As a beneficiary of the settlement, the Commonwealth will receive approximately $20 million over the next 10 years but must allocate the funds in accordance with a consent decree agreed upon by…

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