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Kentucky legislators learn about mixed delivery preschool and early child care

In testimony to the Early Childhood Task Force last week, Kentucky legislators heard from statewide organizations focused on expanding access to early child care and preschool through a mixed delivery model emphasizing partnerships between existing public and private options. Representatives from the Pritchard Committee for Academic Excellence and Kentucky Youth…

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August 2022 New and Renewing Investors

Top Investor New Louisville City FC Racing City Louisville FC UBS Global Wealth Management Top Investor Renewal Ferreri Partners PLLC, Attorneys at Law First Harrison Bank FocalPoint Business Coaching Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc. HR Affiliates, LLC ISCO Industries, Inc. Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. K.M. Stemler Company Inc. Kleingers Group…

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Is It Time to Prepare for a Recession?

If you’re a small business owner, you’ve no doubt been through a lot in the past few years. First, there was the pandemic, which forced many businesses to close their doors or pivot to a new model. And now, there’s growing speculation that a recession is on the horizon. With…

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Kentucky General Assembly approves $212 million in flood relief funds

Kentucky lawmakers concluded their three-day special session on Friday after approving a $212 million bill to fund relief efforts for the Eastern Kentucky flood disaster in July. Governor Andy Beshear called lawmakers to Frankfort for the special session, which began lastWednesday, after weeks of conversations on a legislative package to…

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GLI testifies on local tax reform

On Thursday, GLI’s vice president of government affairs and communications, Shelby Somervell, testified before a joint committee of the House Local Government and the Senate State and Local Government Committees on the need to modernize the local tax structures for city and county governments in Kentucky. State Representative and House…

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INVESTOR PERSPECTIVE: Strategic Planning for a Pending Recession

We are facing much economic, political, financial and trade uncertainty.   While different countries and industries lag or lead recessions at different times, there is real potential for a future recession to impact your business. As you move into your next strategic planning cycle, it is a good idea to strategize…

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July 2022 New and Renewing Investors

Top Investor Renewal Aetna Better Health of Kentucky AT&T Kentucky Bellarmine University Boyd CAT Capacity Care, Inc. Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Kentucky Foster McCarl Business Coaching Frost Brown Todd LLC Kentucky Derby Museum Kentucky Trailer Liberty Financial  Louisville Forward WorK Architecture + Design, Ltd. Co. Core New Automotive Apprenticeship…

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August Investor Spotlight: Home of the Innocents

Company: Home of the Innocents Founded In: 1880 Number of Employees: 480 Describe what your organization does in two sentences. Home of the Innocents enriches the lives of children and families with hope health and happiness. We provide residential and community services for medically complex children and children and families in…

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August Ambassador Spotlight: James Wimsett  

Name: James Wimsett Title:  Financial Analyst Company: Merchant’s PACT How long have you been a GLI Ambassador? About 3 months What is your favorite part about being a GLI Ambassador? Being given the opportunity to network with other business professionals and visit many different business locations across Greater Louisville. The…

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OP-ED: Offering solutions for Louisville’s health care worker shortage

This article originally appeared in Louisville Business First on July 29, 2022.  “The new normal.” “Pre-covid.” “Post-pandemic.” Common phrases of 2022, often used to justify a new shortage of goods or services, a long wait, or a lackluster experience. These phrases were noticeably — and refreshingly — absent during a…

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