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CALL TO ACTION: With Your Help, We Can Save the Road Fund

The General Assembly is set to adjourn next week and THIS is the issue that must be addressed in the final few days to prevent a critical loss of road funds facing Kentucky. Failing to act will result in lost jobs, poor roads, and a negative drag on Kentucky’s economy. If…

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CALL TO ACTION: Help Bring $1 Billion in Investment to the Greater Louisville Region

PLEASE read the letter below and register your opinion with Indiana legislators now by clicking HERE . Dear GLI Members, As you know, GLI is a proponent of regional partnerships. A true regional economy requires the collaboration of distinct communities working together to retain and attract an educated and plentiful workforce, enabling…

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Legislative Update: March 13, 2015

The GLI Advocacy Update is Greater Louisville Inc.’s weekly source for GLI Advocacy news and events in Washington, Frankfort, and Metro Hall. To subscribe, click here.  Unfinished Business FRANKFORT—Rep. Addia Wuchner, R-Florence, follows proceedings in the Kentucky House of Representatives. Source: LRC Public Information The General Assembly is in recess until…

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Legislative Update: March 9, 2015

The GLI Advocacy Update is Greater Louisville Inc.’s weekly source for GLI Advocacy news and events in Washington, Frankfort, and Metro Hall. To subscribe, click here. The Beginning of the End After the General Assembly was forced to cancel legislative session on Thursday and Friday, we expect the final three…

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GLI Urges Senate Support of HB 168 Amendment to Protect Jobs and Investments in Kentucky

Louisville, KY (March 3, 2015)  – Greater Louisville Inc. – The Metro Chamber of Commerce announced today that while it was disappointed with the Senate Licensing and Occupation Committee’s choice to move HB 168 forward, it was glad to see a compromise amendment introduced by Sen. Julie Raque Adams (R-Louisville)….

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GLI Joins More Than 250 Chambers Urging Congress to Fund Transportation

Today, Greater Louisville Inc. joined more than 250 local, regional and state chambers of commerce urging Congress to resolve the impending insolvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund, and to pass a long term federal transportation authorization bill. Chambers of Commerce know infrastructure investment is an important economic issue. Without…

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Legislative Update: March 2, 2015

The GLI Advocacy Update is Greater Louisville Inc.’s weekly source for GLI Advocacy news and events in Washington, Frankfort, and Metro Hall. To subscribe, click here. Time is Short The House and Senate spent the week pumping out nearly a hundred bills through the committee process and off the floor racing…

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Road Fund Formulas Should Reflect Our 2015 Reality

There is a lot of buzz in the news regarding the shortfall of gas tax revenues needed to fund many of our city’s most critical road projects. Today, I want to add another piece to the puzzle: Kentucky’s outdated road funding model. When determining how to dole out the state…

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Legislative Update: February 23, 2015

The Midpoint  The severe winter weather impacted the meeting schedule of the legislature this week. The House and Senate both took off Monday for the President’s Day holiday and then Tuesday and Wednesday due to winter weather. In an uncharacteristic move, the Senate convened on Thursday and Friday, but the House…

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Legislative Update: February 16, 2015

The GLI Advocacy Update is Greater Louisville Inc.’s weekly source for GLI Advocacy news and events in Washington, Frankfort, and Metro Hall. To subscribe, click here. It was a GREAT Week! The legislative process is a fickle beast, handing out victories one minute and dashing hopes the next. So, when…

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