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Ambassador Spotlight: Natasha R. Cummings

Name: Natasha R. Cummings, M.Ed, CTA Title: Business Partner-People (HR) Company: Home of the Innocents How long have you been a GLI Ambassador? Greater Louisville International Professional Ambassador (GLIP) 2013-2016 and GLI Ambassador 2017-current. What is your favorite part about being a GLI Ambassador? Meeting new people and building relationships. A fun fact…

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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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GLI outlines key state budget priorities

As lawmakers in Frankfort continue working through a difficult state budget process, GLI is advocating for key priorities to support economic growth and recovery in our region. Some of GLI’s top priorities include: Provide as much funding as possible to pay down Kentucky federal UI debt, which will alleviate the…

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FROM THE DESK OF THE CEO: 2/11/21

With the 2021 General Assembly underway, GLI has hit the ground running and is advocating for a number of policy priorities that are important to our region’s business community. As identified in our 2021 State Legislative Agenda, GLI’s priorities are focused on several areas including: COVID Relief and support, advancing…

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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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KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2021 – Week 3 summary

On its return from the January recess on February 2, the legislature wasted no time in overriding gubernatorial vetoes of seven bills. Override votes were completed in each chamber within a matter of hours. Governor Beshear also wasted no time in challenging the constitutionality of HB 1, SB 1 and…

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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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Greater Louisville Foundation Announces 2021 Leadership, New Directors

Louisville, Ky. (February 4, 2021) – The Greater Louisville Foundation (GLF) announced its leadership, including a new Vice Chair, as well as two new members that will join its Board of Directors. Matt Thornton, Principal of Thornton Capital, was re-elected Chair of the GLF Board, while Joe Ventura, Chief Legal…

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