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Greater Louisville Inc. chosen as 2019 Chamber of the Year at conference in Long Beach CA

The Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives has named Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) the 2019 Chamber of the Year for large chambers of commerce. The announcement was made at the ACCE conference in Long Beach, Calif., Monday night.   “Being recognized as the best large chamber in the country is a tribute to the perseverance of GLI’s investors, board and staff and is a clear indication...

Some Kentucky lawmakers continue to push for expanded gaming despite staunch opposition

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today One of Kentucky’s top lawmakers questioned Thursday whether a constitutional amendment is necessary to legalize casinos in Kentucky. “Somebody explain to me what the constitutional prohibition is against land-based casino gaming?” Senate President Robert Stivers told reporters at the Capitol. “There is none.” The Manchester Republican said lawmakers have the authority...