Louisville Ky chamber calls for expanded gaming amendment

GLI Backs Expanded Gaming Amendment (Frankfort, KY) – Speaking with bipartisan support on Tuesday at the Capitol, Greater Louisville Inc. once again urged support for an amendment to the Kentucky Constitution that would allow for expanded gaming.   “Every year the Commonwealth continues to see hundreds of millions of dollars flow across state lines in gaming revenue: $546 million to be exact,” said GLI President and CEO Kent Oyler.  “These are dollars that could be going toward our state deficit and our significant pension obligations.”   GLI is backing an amendment introduced by Senator Morgan McGarvey (D-Louisville) and co-filed by…

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Louisville Ky Mayor Fischer’s remarks about GE sell

For details on the sale, see story here. Delivered at 9 a.m. Friday, January 15, 2016 at Metro Hall In 1951 — in an area of our city that was largely green fields — construction began on a massive business park that would help define Louisville’s economy and, by extension, the American economy, for the next eight decades. General Electric, the great American brand that traces its roots to the late 1800s and inventor Thomas Edison, built a mammoth manufacturing hub on 1,000 acres. Its name — Appliance Park — reflected the products to be built there, and it was…