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Op-ed: GLI CEO urges Kentucky lawmakers, governor to take action on PPP tax relief

This article first appeared in Louisville Business First on March 11, 2021. Imagine being a small business owner in our community. You finally see a glimmer of light at the end of the long tunnel of this pandemic and your business is picking back up. After a year of great…

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OPINION: Equity remains a priority for city’s business community

This editorial was originally published in the Courier-Journal on 3/11/21 Our city’s journey toward racial equity has been filled with obstacles, difficult conversations, and deliberate actions that have pushed us out of our comfort zones. The task is daunting, and often it feels like our efforts are a drop in…

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Greater Louisville Inc. Announces Lisa Drake as Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker

Louisville, Ky. (March 9, 2021) – Today, Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) announced Lisa Drake, Chief Operating Officer, North America, Ford, will give the keynote address at its Annual Meeting presented by Baird on June 10. This year’s event will center around resilience and recognize members of the business community who…

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What’s in the American Rescue Plan Act?

Congress is expected to pass the American Rescue Plan tomorrow morning, with President Joe Biden likely to sign it into law shortly thereafter. The $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill is expansive and includes numerous provisions that will directly affect Greater Louisville. See below for some of the bill’s key provisions. 

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Final stretch of the Kentucky 2021 legislative session

The General Assembly entered the stretch drive of the 2021 Session last week, the last five-day work week of this session. When adjournment came on Friday there were only 6 legislative days remaining to wrap up legislative business for this session.

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Investor Spotlight: Engage & Grow

Founded In: 2018 By: Mark McNulty Number of Employees: 4 Describe what your organization does in two sentences… Engage & Grow Bluegrass works with companies across most industries to create productive teams, satisfied employees and reduce turnover. E&G also offers programs for management and leadership development. Who do you serve? Businesses with 50 to 500…

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GLI advocates for extending the Paycheck Protection Program deadline

Advocating for the Paycheck Protection Program has been a persistent and critical priority for GLI throughout the pandemic. This has included advocacy for the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act passed by Congress last year and allowing businesses to deduct expenses paid with forgiven PPP loans in at the federal level…

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February 2021 New and Renewing Investor

Core New AG Glass & Mirror American Freight Bell Construction, Inc. Biorigin Caregivers By Linda, LLC CASA of the River Region Current HR Diversified Wood Products European Wax Center – St. Matthews Foreman Watson Land Title, LLC Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory Green & Jones Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery PLLC…

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Bill to support successful reentry passes House committee

A bill aiming to support successful reentry into society and the workforce for Kentuckians leaving prison advanced out of the House Judiciary Committee this afternoon. House Bill 497, sponsored by Representative Kim Moser, would establish a certificate of employability program for eligible inmates in Kentucky prisons to encourage second-chance employment…

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Greater Louisville Inc. Launches Minority Business Accelerator in Partnership with Interise

Louisville, Ky.  (March 3, 2021) – Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) is continuing its commitment to inclusion and the advancement of minority-owned small businesses and professionals in the region through the launch of a new initiative, the Power to Prosper Minority Business Accelerator, powered by Interise. The program is designed for…

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