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Events     News     Economic Development     Talent & Workforce      Advocacy GLI News Brief In recent days, I’ve had many conversations with business leaders and chamber members about how GLI considers serving as a convener for the important racial issues we face in our community….

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Kentucky restaurants and other businesses to increase capacity soon

Kentucky restaurants and other businesses that have been operating at low capacity will soon be able to increase their capacity to 50 percent, according to Governor Andy Beshear. A business that has been operating at low capacity will be allowed to increase capacity one month after their original restart date….

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Congress updates key portions of Paycheck Protection Program

President Trump has signed into law a bill from Congress that includes key changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to grant more flexibility for businesses to meet the program’s repayment requirements. Key changes include: the 8-week period that businesses have to restore staffing levels to pre-pandemic levels is expanded…

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GLI to congress: Give businesses more flexibility with PPP loan forgiveness

In a letters to the greater Louisville congressional delegation, GLI urged Congress to give businesses more flexibility in how their Paycheck Protection Program loans can be forgiven. “Due to causes outside of their control, many PPP recipients in our region have expressed grave uncertainty about whether they will meet the…

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GLI Hosting College Town Hall for Local Students

Events   News   Economic Development   Talent & Workforce   Advocacy GLI News Brief As the school year has come to an end and we reflect on the many unanticipated changes that have occurred, our thoughts now turn to what the future holds. On June 2nd, GLI, in partnership…

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New Employer Guidance: reporting employee return to work dates

The Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet has released new guidance for employers bringing employees back to work. Employers can now use the KEWES website to report employee return to work dates without Cabinet staff assistance. The Cabinet says this is the most efficient method of notifying state officials that…

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Kentucky releases reopening guidance for child care providers

Kentucky has now released reopening guidance for child care centers. Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Eric Friedlander outlined the guidance in a press conference on May 21, noting, “Child care is one of the areas we know is critical to reopening the economy. It is critical to parents…

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Order Your PPE Today for Safe Re-Entry

Events       News     Economic Development     Talent & Workforce     Advocacy GLI News Brief This week marks the continuation of more phased openings. In the state of Kentucky, manufacturing, construction, vehicle and vessel dealerships, professional services (at 50% of pre-outbreak capacity), horse racing (without…

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GLI urges Congress to take action to prioritize the child care sector

In a letter to greater Louisville’s congressional delegation, GLI stressed the need for the federal government to prioritize the child care sector as our regional economy begins to reopen. “In this pivotal moment in our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, it is vital that we take every step necessary to…

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Kentucky Primary Election Preview

Legislative elections take place this year for Kentucky’s General Assembly, with all 100 House seats and half (19) of Senate seats up for election in November. The COVID-19 pandemic has required many changes, including how and when Kentuckians will cast their vote in the primary election. Originally scheduled for May…

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