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GLI Reacts to Kentucky General Assembly’s Advancement of Three Policy Priorities

Today, the Kentucky Senate passed SB 10 and the House of Representatives passed HB 25 and HB 278. GLI President and CEO, Sarah Davasher-Wisdom issued the below statements: HB 25 Greater Louisville Inc. applauds the Kentucky House of Representatives for passing House Bill 25 which will expand eligibility for the…

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A statement from GLI on proposed West Louisville TIF legislation

A statement from GLI President & CEO, Sarah Davasher-Wisdom on proposed West Louisville TIF legislation “GLI continues to support investment in West Louisville neighborhoods, recognizing it is a critical piece of creating equitable economic opportunities for generating wealth and mobility in our region. GLI applauds the bi-partisan group of legislators who…

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Indiana passes bill protecting businesses from COVID lawsuits

The Indiana General Assembly has sent a bill to Governor’s Eric Holcomb’s office that would provide civil liability protections for businesses from COVID related lawsuits. GLI strongly supported this legislation, working with a coalition of business organizations throughout the state and urging Hoosier lawmakers from the Greater Louisville region to…

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2021 could be a turning point toward a better Kentucky if politicians take bold action

This editorial was originally published in the Courier-Journal As our state continues reeling from a global pandemic and resulting economic restrictions, the General Assembly faces unprecedented challenges.  It is imperative legislators fulfill their obligation to help our state heal and move forward from a year that has harmed Kentuckians physically,…

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Join GLI in protecting Kentucky businesses from a state tax increase

Protecting businesses’ bottom line throughout the pandemic and our economic recovery is a key priority for GLI. That’s why we are working to make sure that Kentucky businesses are fully able to deduct expenses paid with forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loans, just as they are able to do under federal…

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GLI testifies in support of legislation expanding access to education

This morning, GLI Advocacy staff testified in Frankfort in support legislation to expand access to education and advance racial equity, leading to unanimous passage of the bill by legislators. Before the House Education Committee, GLI Director of Public Policy & Government Affairs, Charles Aull, voiced the business community’s support for…

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Op-ed: 2021 could be a turning point toward a better Kentucky if politicians take bold action

This op-ed first appeared in The Courier Journal on February 4, 2021.  As our state continues reeling from a global pandemic and resulting economic restrictions, the General Assembly faces unprecedented challenges.  It is imperative legislators fulfill their obligation to help our state heal and move forward from a year that…

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Kentucky’s 2021 legislative session resumes

The Kentucky General Assembly returned to session today for the remaining 22 days of the 2021 Session. Legislative activity will be intense as the General Assembly deals with significant issues during the pandemic under new procedures and an amended calendar.

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GLI continues push for federal COVID liability protections

GLI is continuing its push to establish federal-level COVID liability protections for businesses. While Congress did not include these critical protections in December’s year-end spending and relief bill, pro-business organization continue to advocate for them in the next federal stimulus package. GLI recently signed on to a coalition letter with…

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KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2021 – RECESS UPDATE

The Kentucky General Assembly is currently in the middle of the January recess period that happens during every short session. The legislature is scheduled to reconvene on February 2nd for the remaining 22 days of this session. Below is a short update on several key issues.

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