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GLI Annual Meeting on February 25

What does the future of jobs look like? Find out at GLI’s Annual Meeting, presented by Hilliard Lyons, from our keynote speaker, Google’s top rated futurist & former IBM engineer, Thomas Frey. Frey has his finger on the pulse of how technology is changing the global economy, and will share his…

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GLI Announces 2018 Silver Fleur-De-Lis Winners

Greater Louisville Inc. will present three of its prestigious Silver Fleur-de-Lis awards at the Metro Chamber’s upcoming Annual Meeting on Monday, February 25, 2019. The Silver Fleur-de-Lis was created by GLI to recognize outstanding commitments and achievements over the past year in making the Greater Louisville region a better place…

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Pensions, tax reform, education, and workforce: Major GLI priorities in Governor Bevin’s State of the Commonwealth Address

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin delivered his fourth State of the Commonwealth address last night in a joint session of the General Assembly. “The state of the commonwealth is strong—very strong. We have much to celebrate tonight,” said Bevin. Governor Bevin touched on a range of important economic indicators to illustrate…

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New report highlights impact of GLI-backed legislation on bourbonism

A new report released yesterday showed that the economic impact of the Bourbon industry in Kentucky has doubled in the past decade. The study, “The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of the Distilling Industry in Kentucky,” estimated an $8.6 billion economic impact, which includes more than 20,000 jobs, an annual payroll…

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Bill Tracking with GLI Advocacy

With the Kentucky General Assembly back in session for 2019, bills are starting to move and more are being filed every day. To keep up with all of the action, use GLI’s new Bill Tracking Tool in our Action Center. The Bill Tracker includes a wide range of legislation in…

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Speaker Osborne updates GLI investors as session reconvenes

Kentucky House Speaker David Osborne addressed a gathering of Greater Louisville business leaders this afternoon, just one day ahead of part two of the 2019 state legislative session. Osborne touched on a range of House priorities he expects the legislature to address this year. His remarks kicked off GLI’s first…

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2019 Hot & Fast Innovation Award Winners

Thursday evening, 12 local companies received EnterpriseCorp’s HOT & FAST Innovation Awards, presented by Dean Dorton and Hilliard Lyons.  The awards honor the companies that are the early-stage innovators (HOT) and fast-growth “gazelles” (FAST) of Greater Louisville’s business community.   “These companies and their teams are working at full-speed to…

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Field is set for 2019 statewide elections

The filing deadline for candidates to run in the 2019 primary elections for statewide offices in Kentucky closed yesterday. Six key offices are up for election this year, including Governor/Lt. Gov., Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Auditor, Agriculture Commissioner, and Treasurer as well as a handful of judicial seats….

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How GLI is working to cultivate a healthier workforce

Cultivating a healthy regional workforce is one of GLI’s top policy priorities in both Kentucky and Indiana. This is one of many factors that would allow current businesses in our region to expand and encourage prospective employers seeking a competitive workforce to open new operations in Greater Louisville. But an…

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GLI urges a “bold, all-of-the-above strategy” on pension reform

GLI submitted a letter to the Public Pensions Working Group this afternoon, encouraging the Group to pursue a “bold, all-of-the-above strategy” to find a comprehensive and sustainable solution to Kentucky’s pension crisis. “Some suggest an array of different structural reforms with varying degrees of impact. Others propose new sources of…

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