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GLI Unveils 2018 State Legislative Agenda

(Louisville, KY) – Before a crowd of business, civic, and community leaders, Greater Louisville Inc. – the Metro Chamber of Commerce, released its legislative priorities for the upcoming sessions in both Kentucky and Indiana. “We look forward to this being a very productive session and the newly-formed Louisville Metropolitan Caucus…

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Stop the HIT

*Note this editorial was recently published in “Louisville Business First” Throughout the debate in Washington over the future of the Affordable Care Act, one aspect of the law has flown largely under the radar: the health insurance tax, or HIT. The HIT directly raises the cost of health insurance premiums…

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GLI Supports Proposed Pension Reform Legislation

Lawmakers in Frankfort have filed legislation aimed at fixing the Commonwealth’s pension crisis. Kentucky’s public pension system is one of the worst-funded in the country, with an estimated $64 billion in unfunded liabilities. Without reform, that number will continue to grow, all the while reducing Kentucky’s business competitiveness, crowding out priorities…

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Myth-Busting the Pension Debate

A time machine would be great right about now.  We could roll back to the days when we didn’t have a $64 billion unfunded pension liability, a debt of $15,000 for every Kentuckian.  Unfortunately, many still live in the fully-funded past and are tilting at windmills trying to keep the…

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P3 Discussion Shines a Light on Development Opportunities

GLI Advocacy hosted a panel discussion last week with more than 20 businesses leaders on the topic of public-private partnerships in Kentucky.  The Issues & Influencers event was presented by Government Strategies and hosted in partnership with P3KY, a new group that is helping businesses navigate the state’s new law…

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Guest Post: Kentucky’s Pension Crisis Must Be Solved

By Governor Matt Bevin As governor, I am committed to running a fiscally responsible government that provides a better place for employers to grow, prosper and create jobs. One of the greatest impediments to Kentucky’s economic success is our pension crisis. Although a few sounded the alarm over the years,  kicking…

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GLI Supports Passage of Federal Budget Resolution, Tax Reform

As an investor-driven organization representing more than 1,600 businesses, civic organizations, and entrepreneurs in Kentucky and Indiana, Greater Louisville Inc. has long sought tax reform at the federal level that is pro-growth and business-friendly. A crucial vote in the Senate this week could bring the country one step closer to…

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GLI Signs Letter Urging Trump Administration to Modernize NAFTA

(Louisville, KY) – Greater Louisville Inc. joined more than 300 state and local business associations from across all 50 states in expressing its support for a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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Greater Louisville Inc. Sets the Record Straight on Pension Crisis

Greater Louisville Inc. released a statement and Myth/Fact rebuttal to claims recently floated by the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy. “A continued ‘pay later’ approach will fail future public employees, current employees, retirees and taxpayers,” said GLI President, Kent Oyler. “There’s already a $15,000 liability for every man, woman and child…

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GLI Investors Well Represented on P3 Kentucky Roundtable

Two major law firms, a leading highway construction company, the state’s largest water utility, one of the region’s largest accounting and advisory firms as well as a regional business leadership organization have joined the P3 Kentucky Roundtable, a group of thought leaders working to help build much-needed public infrastructure across…

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