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Louisville awarded nearly $21 million in federal infrastructure grants

Last week, Louisville Metro announced it will receive $20.5 million in federal funding for two transformational projects which will improve connectivity and promote economic development and equity in downtown Louisville. $15.5 million was awarded for the final design and construction of the ‘Reimagine 9th Street’ project and an additional $5…

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From the Desk of the CEO: August 2022

It’s hard to believe we are already halfway through the third quarter of 2022.  I know there is a degree of uncertainty related to the trajectory of our economy and what it means for you and your business. With talks of an impending recession, it’s more important than ever that…

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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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U.S. Senate passes $700 billion health care and climate bill, GLI voices concerns for tax implications

On Sunday, the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act on a party line vote of 51-50 through reconciliation which requires a simple majority only. The surprise deal comes after more than a year of internal negotiations among Democrats about the size and scope of the proposed legislation. Originally proposed by…

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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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Eastern Kentucky Disaster Relief

Last week, our neighbors in Eastern Kentucky were struck by devastating and deadly flooding. We’ve lost 30 Kentuckians and sadly the death toll continues to rise with hundreds still unaccounted. Hundreds of families have lost their homes, belongings, and loved ones to this heartbreaking natural disaster. With more rain in…

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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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Congress passes bill to boost U.S. semiconductor production

The U.S. House and Senate passed the CHIPS and Science Act with bi-partisan support earlier this week, allocating more than $250 billion toward domestic semiconductor manufacturing and scientific research. The passage comes in the wake of chip shortages over the last two years which have led to significant supply chain…

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