Op-Ed: Kentucky cities, counties need control over revenue, freedom to create own tax systems Monday, Nov 25 2019 

This article first appeared in The Courier-Journal on November 22, 2019. In the business world, crisis tends to pave the way for positive change and transformation; so too, it turns out, for the worlds of government and public policy. Earlier this year, Louisville’s elected leaders found themselves staring down a...

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Op-Ed: Why Association Health Plans are important to growing health care access Monday, Nov 11 2019 

This article first appeared in Louisville Business First on November 8, 2019. The struggle to provide employees with access to affordable, quality healthcare is a story I hear all too often from small business owners and entrepreneurs. These folks know that offering competitive health care benefits is key to attracting...

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GLI’s 2019 Post-Election Analysis and Results Wednesday, Nov 6 2019 

More than 1.4 million Kentuckians cast ballots in yesterday’s statewide elections for Governor and the Commonwealth’s other constitutional officers. Republicans took or retained control of five offices: Attorney General, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Auditor, and Agriculture Commissioner. As of Wednesday afternoon, the race for Governor remains too close to call...

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GLI’s Election Day Guide 2019 Friday, Nov 1 2019 

On Tuesday, November 5, Kentuckians will cast ballots for the Commonwealth’s constitutional offices. While GLI does not endorse candidates seeking elected office, we strongly urge members of the Greater Louisville business community to vote and be actively engaged in the electoral process. Use the resources in this post to make...

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GLI Event Recap: Broadening the Conversation around K-12 Education Thursday, Oct 31 2019 

A panel of education experts painted a nuanced picture of the challenges and opportunities shaping public and private K-12 institutions in Greater Louisville at GLI’s Capitol Connection event on October 30.  Presented by Norton Healthcare, the event featured a panel discussion with House Majority Floor Leader Bam Carney, Jefferson County...

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Kentucky and Indiana hold steady in new business tax climate rankings Thursday, Oct 24 2019 

Kentucky and Indiana hold steady in new business tax climate rankings released this week, though analysis of both states underscores the need for constant improvement and unemployment insurance reform. Every Fall, the nonpartisan Tax Foundation releases its annual Business Tax Climate Index, which analyzes the business tax climates of all...

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GLI voices opposition to further caps on refugee resettlement Wednesday, Aug 21 2019 

GLI sent letters to Cabinet officials in the White House, opposing further limitations on the number of refugees allowed to be resettled in the United States.  “Employers in our region are deeply concerned about the Administration’s recent proposal to reduce refugee admissions into the United States. Any reduction to the...

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What you missed at GLI’s 2019 DC Fly In Monday, Jul 15 2019 

Early in the morning on July 9, GLI led a group of regional business leaders representing an array of different industries to Washington, D.C., for a two-day trip to advocate for the Greater Louisville business community’s most pressing federal priorities. The 2019 GLI D.C. Fly In, presented by Kindred Healthcare,...

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