News Mentions of the Kentucky Chamber

Below is an archive of recent news articles that mention the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce:

·        Kentucky Chamber Foundation announces graduation of inaugural “Fair Chance Academy” cohort – The Lane Report – June 9, 2022

·        Lobbying Spending Topped $11 Million During Kentucky Session – U.S. News – June 8, 2022: Additionally published in The Herald Leader, AP News, and 14 News.

·        State lobbyists have record-setting spending at $11 million – The Times Tribune – June 5, 2022

·        IRS data shows Kentucky gains residents but tax base shrinks – The Center Square – May 31, 2022

·        Kentucky GOP lawmaker Savannah Maddox expected to launch run for governor in June – Courier Journal – May 26, 2022

·        ‘Nobody saw it coming.’ How 3 influential Northern Ky. Republicans lost on primary day. Herald Leader – May 24, 2022

·        Three major incumbents beaten in Northern KY GOP primary | Lexington Herald Leader (kentucky.com) - Herald Leader – May 24, 2022

·        BizLex Q&A: Nick Rowe Smiley Pete Publishing – May 24, 2022

·        Kinetic Breaks Ground on New Kentucky Headquarters at UK Coldstream Research Park UK Now – May 23, 2022

·        Kentucky primary election: Are GOP liberty candidate wins a new trend? – Courier Journal – May 23, 2022

·        CivicPoint: 2022 KY Primary Election analysis: few voters, no competitive races to draw them, surprises –Northern Kentucky Tribune – May 23, 2022

·        Kinetic Breaks Ground on New Kentucky Headquarters – Kentucky Today – May 23, 2022

·        Windstream breaks ground on new regional headquarters in Lexington – Lex 18 – May 23, 2022

·        Kentucky unemployment rate reaches historic low in April News-Graphic – May 20, 2022

·        Beshear says current unemployment rate is the lowest in state history (wbko.com) – ABC 13 – May 19, 2022

·        Northern Kentucky House committee chairmen lose primaries; Rep. Burch ousted in Louisville – Courier Journal – May 18, 2022

·        Simons Middle’s Lucas Campbell wins first Kentucky Civics Bee – The Lane Report – May 16, 2022

·        Local middle schooler a finalist in Kentucky Civics Bee competition Georgetown News –Graphic – May 16, 2022

·        Three Muhlenberg County students participate in statewide Civics Bee – Messenger Inquirer – May 16, 2022

·        Could 'liberty' primary challengers to Kentucky GOP legislators shift supermajority power? – Courier Journal – May 16, 2022

·        Northern Kentucky House GOP incumbents knocked off in primary election (courier-journal.com) – Courier Journal – May 15, 2022

·        Boone County student a finalist in first Kentucky Civics Bee; Fleming County student wins – Northern Kentucky Tribune – May 15, 2022

·        Chamber Foundation to host inaugural Civics Bee Competition for middle school students News-Graphic – May 13, 2022

·        State workforce sees upswing after covid The Kentucky Standard – May 10, 2022

·        Thayer, Schroder, Koenig among 11 legislators recognized as 2022 Kentucky Chamber MVPs  – Northern Kentucky Tribune – May 8, 2022

·        How the Legislature delivered for Kentucky businesses: Opinion – Courier Journal – May 7, 2022: Additionally published in Yahoo News, Louisville Business First, State-Journal, News Graphic, Lane Report, Commonwealth Journal, NKY Triune

·        Executive Bill Jones retires from U.S. Bank –The Lane Report – May 6, 2022

·        Record $8.5 million spent on lobbying in Kentucky during 2022 session; KY Chamber tops spending  -- Northern Kentucky Tribune – May 1, 2022

·        Two Frankfort residents named to Elevate Kentucky Class of 2022 – State Journal – April 18, 2022

·        Kentucky Chamber Foundation Fair Chance Academy accepting applications for first ever class – WYMT – April 14, 2022

·        Trump Is the GOP's De-Facto Leader — and Biggest Election Risk – Bloomberg – April 14, 2022

·        2022 Enterprising Women: Beth Davisson – Louisville Business First – April 13, 2022

·        How Republicans could still screw up the best political environment in 30 years – CNN Politics – April 13, 2022

·        McConnell: Biden administration should back Poland's offer to supply Ukraine with warplanes – WDRB – April 13, 2022

·        Time is a flat circle on aid for Ukraine Politico – April 13, 2022

·        Green group angst – Politico – April 13, 2022

·        Republicans look to Sinema to help kill key Democratic package MSNBC – April 13, 2022

·        McConnell: GOP could flub midterms with ‘unacceptable’ candidates WRIC ABC 8 – April 13, 2022

·        Mitch McConnell talks U.S. commitment to Ukraine WLKY – April 13, 2022

·        Possible challenger surges, as Sinema promises big donors she’ll protect their tax breaks – Salon – April 13, 2022

·        Kentucky lawmakers pass legislation that will help families with childcare costs – LEX 18 – April 13, 2022

·        Mitch McConnell insists it's 'possible' Republicans could fall short of Senate takeover because of 'bizarre' candidates and criticizes Trump for not supporting Kentucky on infrastructure – Daily Mail – April 12, 2022

·        New inflation numbers ring alarms for Senate Democratic majority – The Hill – April 13, 2022

·        Full Transcript: Kentucky Chamber Public Affairs Forum Remarks by Suzanne P. Clark  U.S. Chamber – April 12, 2022

·        Kentucky Chamber honors U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell with first "Congressional MVP Award" ABC 36 – April 12, 2022

·        McConnell: ‘Actually possible’ for GOP to screw up midterms with ‘unacceptable’ candidates The Hill – April 12, 2022

·        Kentucky Chamber honors U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell with first "Congressional MVP Award"  ABC 36 – April 12, 2022

·        Mitch McConnell is betting Sinema's opposition to rolling back the Trump tax cuts will sink Build Back Better's comeback Business Insider Africa – April 12, 2022

·        Mitch McConnell Says Old Crow Is His Favorite Nickname – News Week – April 12, 2022

·        Mitch McConnell covered a lot of ground during a Kentucky interview — Ukraine, the midterms, nicknames and his relationship with Joe Biden made the agenda. Politico – April 12, 2022

·        Sports betting supporters hoping this is the year it passes in Kentucky – WCHS Fox 11 – April 12, 2022

·        Sports gambling bill still alive in Ky. General Assembly – WKYT – April 11, 2022

·        Beshear vetoes 15-week abortion ban, citing lack of exceptions for rape, incest victims – Herald Leader – April 8, 2022

·        Kentucky jobs: 5 takeaways on the state's labor market shortage Courier Journal – April 7, 2022

·        Bill would allow previously incarcerated students in Kentucky to access their KEES money for college WDRB – April 6, 2022

·        Kentucky Chamber Fair Chance Academy bridges gap between employers, Individuals in recovery Northern Kentucky Tribune – April 5, 2022

·        'Fair Chance Academy' to help employers foster employment opportunities for people with substance-use disorders Kentucky Health News – April 5, 2022

·        A leading Kentucky superintendent will take the deputy role in Fayette schools  Herald Leader – April 5, 2022

·        15 businesses can qualify for Fair Chance Academy – The News Enterprise – April 4, 2022

·        Local businesses focus on future after past two pandemic years  Appalachian News Express – April 5, 2022

·        RECON KY opens nominations for 2022 Recovery Hall of Fame Awards  Appalachian News Express – April 4, 2022

·        10 major bills that cleared the Kentucky legislature before the veto deadline Courier Journal – April 3, 2022

·        Power 50: Kimberly Halbauer – Louisville Business First – March 31, 2022

·        Where your donations for western Kentucky went, and what families still need  Mountain News – March 31, 2022

·        Kentucky personal income tax cut remains but rebates likely done in new GOP bill  Herald Leader – March 30, 2022

·        RECON KY opens nominations for 2022 Recovery Hall of Fame Awards WBKO – March 29, 2022

·        Opinion: Prison-based education key to fighting recidivism Cincinnati Enquirer – March 29, 2022

·        County Judge-Exec candidates discuss education and workforce connection Commonwealth Journal – March 29, 2022

·        Kentucky governor signs bill extending unemployment tax rate freeze (2022) Ballot Pedia – March 28, 2022

·        Kentucky bill freezing unemployment premiums signed into law The Center Square – March 25, 2022

·        Legislature overrides two of Gov. Andy Beshear’s vetoes Mountain News – March 22, 2022

·        GUEST COMMENT: Kentucky, let’s get to zero together – Louisville Business First – March 21, 2022

·        Kentucky Chamber Foundation hosting inaugural Civics Bee for middle school students  WDRB– March 21, 2022

·        Kentucky Chamber Foundation invites middle school students to participate in first-ever Kentucky Civics Bee – Commonwealth Journal – March 19, 2022

·        Beshear vetoes abortion, tax and benefits bills. Here's where all his 2022 vetoes stand Courier Journal – March 18, 2022

·        Education critical to fighting recidivism | Opinion | Georgetown News-Graphic – March 14, 2022

·        Kentucky 22,000 jobs short of pre-pandemic levels, new report says  WHAS 11 – March 11, 2022

·        Tax reform is a key to Kentucky’s growth  Kentucky New Era – March 11, 2022

·        Kentucky more than 22,000 workers short compared to pre-pandemic  WTVQ – March 11, 2022: Additionally published in The Times-Tribune

·        Al Cross: This isn’t prime time for the ‘Entertainment Wing’ of the GOP Northern Kentucky Tribune – March 10, 2022

·        Kentucky Chamber Foundation invites middle school students to participate in first-ever Kentucky Civics Bee Herald Ledger – March 9, 2022: Additionally published in The Commonwealth Journal

·        State lawmakers gather for 27th Kentucky Chamber Day Dinner Fox56 – March 9, 2022

·        Kentucky Lawmakers Pass Bill Revamping Jobless Benefit Rules U.S. News – March 8, 2022

·        GUEST COMMENT: Kentucky businesses must step up to address racial disparities – Louisville Business First – March 7, 2022: Additionally published in the Courier-Journal, Elizabethtown News Enterprise, Daily Advent, Lebanon Enterprise, Lane Report, News Break, State Journal, NKY Tribune, Georgetown News Graphic, Clay County News, the Mountain Advocate

·        Guest columnist: Childcare is win-win for working parents, businesses – State journal – March 3, 2022: Additionally published in Louisville Business First, Courier-Journal, Lane Report, News Break, Kentucky News, Georgetown News Graphic, Somerset Commonwealth Journal

·        Getting to zero: Why Kentucky must eliminate personal income tax | Opinion Courier Journal – February 25, 2022

·        'Kentucky Love' charity event happening this Saturday to help western Kentucky tornado victims Lex18 – February 22, 2022

·        Report says poor state road conditions costing drivings time, money | News | messenger-inquirer.com Messenger Enquirer – February 17, 2022

·        Expert: Kentucky Should ‘Clean Up’ Its Tax Code Instead Of Slashing Income Tax For The Wealthy LEO Weekly – February 15, 2022

·        Kentucky House Republicans look to scale back unemployment benefits. Here's what to know.  Courier Journal – February 14, 2022

·        Kentucky House Passes Bill Revamping Jobless Benefit Rules U.S. News – February 10, 2022

·        New Kentucky Chamber Report Calls for Bold, Comprehensive Tax Reform as a Key to Kentucky’s Growth WIKI – February 1, 2022

·        Why tax reform is the key to economic growth in Kentucky | Opinion – Courier Journal – January 28, 2022: Additionally published in the State Journal, the Gleaner, Daily Advent, Yahoo News, Herald-Leader, and Somerset Commonwealth Journal

·        U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Launches Ambitious Civics Initiative – January 25, 2022

·        KSR, Kentucky Chamber Foundation raise $1.8M for Kentucky tornado survivors – WBKO – January 24, 2022

·        County, city partner to address workforce participation – Bowling Green Daily News –January 14, 2022

·        Multiple solutions needed to address workforce shortage in Kentucky, experts say – WKLY – January 12, 2022

·        1 month later, millions of dollars in relief remain available for Kentucky tornado victims – WDRB – January 10, 2022

·        Kentucky Chamber Foundation helps formerly incarcerated individuals get on the right track to reenter society  Spectrum News – January 10, 2022

·        Here’s how you can help tornado victims – WFPL – December 28, 2021

·        How to help tornado victims throughout Kentucky – Today.com – December 16, 2021

·        Arts Council to host benefit concert for western Ky. tornado victims – WHOP – December 16, 2021

·        Adams clearing way for out-of-state businesses helping disaster relief – Ohio County Monitor – December 16, 2021

·        Here’s how to help tornado victims in Western Kentucky. Ways to volunteer, donate. – Herald Leader – December 16, 2021

·        Here’s how you can help tornado victims – WFPL – December 15, 2021

·        UK friends and foes unite to raise more than $3 million and counting for tornado relief. – Herald Leader – December 15, 2021

·        Want To Help Tornado Victims? Here’s How – Harrodsburg Herald – December 15, 2021

·        Kentucky Football Players To Host NIL Signing For Tornado Relief – IHeart – December 15, 2021

·        From one Bowling Green to another: Mayor Aspacher issues call to action to help 'sister city' devastated by tornadoes – WTOL – December 14, 2021

·        Kentucky Sports Radio, Kentucky Chamber Foundation Partner to Build a Relief Fund to Help Communities Devastated by Tornadoes – WNKY – December 13, 2021

·        Bottom Line: KSR and KY Chamber partner for victims relief fund – Lane Report – December 13, 2021

·        KDA, Kentucky Farm Bureau, UK College of Agriculture join for relief efforts – WTVQ – December 13, 2021

·        Want to help Kentucky tornado & storm victims? Here’s how – Herald Leader – December 13, 2021

·        How to help Western Kentucky after devastating tornadoes – WKYT – December 11, 2021

·        Here's why we applaud the passage of the bipartisan infrastructure package | Opinion – Courier Journal – December 10, 2021: Additionally published on the NKY Tribune, Yahoo News, and News Break

·        Workforce report alarming; local recruiting challenging – Hancock Clarion – December 8, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber reports steady recovery, ‘normal’ unlikely to happen anytime soon – WTVQ – December 8, 2021

·        Local, state chamber discuss legislative priorities for 2022 – WHOP – December 7, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber of Commerce meets with local leaders as part of conference – Times Tribune – December 3, 2021

·        Tax Foundation report recommends reforms to spur growth in Kentucky – News Graphic – December 3, 2021

·        Study says tax changes would benefit Kentucky – News Enterprise – December 2, 2021

·        Ky. Chamber of Commerce forum in Corbin outlines tax reform efforts – News Journal – December 2, 2021

·        Study says tax changes would benefit state – Messenger Inquirer – December 2, 2021

·        Study says tax changes would benefit state – Yahoo News – December 2, 2021

·        UPS looking to hire hundreds for holiday staffing amid statewide worker shortage – WKYT – November 24, 2021

·        Ky. Chamber launches Center for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Frazier named executive director – NKY Tribune – November 18, 2021

·        Ky. Chamber of Commerce says new center will tackle racial disparities – WDRB – November 17, 2021

·        Ky. Chamber of Commerce looking to lawmakers to help fix the state's workforce crisis – WDRB – November 17, 2021

·        How dynamic, innovative learning systems benefit Kentucky families and communities | Opinion – Courier Journal – November 16, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber releases full legislative agenda ahead of 2022 General Assembly session – NKY Tribune – November 13, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber of Commerce unveils pro-growth 2022 legislative agenda – Appalachian News Express – November 11, 2021

·        State chamber outlines priorities for 2022 General Assembly – Messenger Inquirer – November 11, 2021

·        Ky can’t afford to let culture wars over critical race theory dumb down education – Herald Leader – November 5, 2021

·        State chamber creates job website – Messenger Inquirer – November 1, 2021

·        Op-ed: Almost half of Kentucky's adults are unemployed. It’s time to tackle the workforce crisis –Courier Journal – October 28, 2021: Additionally published in the River City News, Advocate Messenger News, The Messenger, Commonwealth Journal, The Lane Report, Winchester Sun, Interior Journal, Georgetown News Graphic

·        New study finds state's workforce participation lacking – Herald Leger – October 27, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber Foundation and Workforce Center launch Talent Hub to connect employers, job seekers – NKY Tribune – October 26, 2021

·        Kentucky’s job opening rate is 2nd highest in nation – WBKO – October 25, 2021

·        Worker shortage persists in Kentucky, to worse degree than neighboring states – WLKY – October 25, 2021

·        KET releases video about thoroughbred industry – FOX 56 – October 22, 2021: Additionally published in U.S. News, the Associated Press, Bowling Green Daily News, Paulick Report, WTVQ

·        Kentucky has twice as many open jobs as unemployed workers – Lane Report – October 22, 2021

·        New study finds state's workforce participation lacking – Paducah Sun – October 21, 2021

·        Talent Hub - Zak - 6 p.m. – WYMT – October 21, 2021

·        Kentucky Talent Hub replaces ‘Who’s Hiring’ campaign – WKYT – October 21, 2021

·        The Bottom Line: KY Chamber Foundation launches Kentucky Talent Hub – Lane Report – October 18, 2021

·        ‘Kentucky Talent Hub’ new link between employers, potential workers – WTVQ – October 18, 2021

·        Like the rest of the country, Henderson, Kentucky is battling a labor shortage – The Gleaner – October 18, 2021

·        Test scores look grim: What’s to become of kids who have fallen so far behind? – Courier Journal – October 14, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber says state near the bottom in US for workforce participation –The Center Square – October 12, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber says state near the bottom in US for workforce participation – Hazard Herald – October 12, 2021

·        Kentucky ranks 48th when it comes to filling jobs – WDRB – October 7, 2021

·        Central Ky. job placement service hasn’t seen a large increase in applicants in recent weeks – WKYT – October 5, 2021

·        KY Chamber releases report outlining complexities of state’s workforce struggles and available remedies – NKY Tribune – October 5, 2021

·        Kentucky leads nation in workforce participation decline – Mountain News WYMT – October 4, 2021

·        Business report says 43% of Kentuckians choose not to work – WAVE 3 – October 4, 2021

·        Report: Worker shortage 20 years in making –The Messenger – October 2, 2021

·        Report: Worker shortage 20 years in making – Mesenger Inquirer – October, 2, 2021

·        Report from Ky. Chamber of Commerce highlights workforce crisis in the commonwealth – WKYT – October 1, 2021

·        Report from Ky. Chamber of Commerce highlights workforce crisis in the commonwealth – WBKO – October 1, 2021

·        Barely half of KY adults are in the workforce, leaving out 1.5 million, report warns – Herald Leader – October 1, 2021

·        ‘Workforce Crisis’ report issued by Ky Chamber Foundation – Lane Report – October 1, 2021

·        Kentucky Newsmakers 10/03: Ky. Chamber of Commerce CEO Ashli Watts; Gov. Andy BeshearWKYT – October 1, 2021

·        Op-ed: Employers can help reach long-term recovery while building workforce – State-Journal – October 1, 2021: Additionally published on The Lane Report, Courier Journal, NKY Tribune, Clay County News, Spencer Magnet

·        Beshear recognizes National Recovery Month; See connected video here – Advocate Messenger News – September 23, 2021

·        Kentucky program, first of its kind in the nation, makes it less risky for employers to hire people with substance-use disorder – Advocate Messenger News – September 21, 2021

·        New Effort in Kentucky Aims to Help Workers Get Substance Abuse Treatment, Remain Employed – WUKY – September 20, 2021

·        Kentucky program, first of its kind in the nation, makes it less risky for employers to hire people with substance-use disorder – Kentucky Health News – September 18, 2021

·        Program involves business in combating addiction crisis –The News Enterprise – September 15, 2021

·        New program to target workforce participation – WKYT – September 17, 2021

·        Kentucky Comeback: New program aims to help both workforce, people in recovery – Local 12 – September 15, 2021

·        Kentucky launches new jobs program for people recovering from addiction – WCPO –September 14, 2021

·        New initiative takes aim at Kentucky’s addiction crisis – Kentucky Today – September 14, 2021  

·        New program addresses ongoing efforts to help those affected by substance abuse –WYMT – September 14, 2021

·        New program lets businesses play role in addressing addiction crisis – WTVQ – September 14, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber announces vaccination campaign – Paducah Sun – September 7, 2021

·        Massey Presented with Ky. Chamber MVP Award – River City News – September 3, 2021

·        'A candidate's job market': Kentucky employers look to lure workers amid labor shortage – Courier Journal – September 2, 2021

·        Kentucky Supreme Court ruling upholds workers’ compensation savings for businesses – WTVQ – August 31, 2021

·        COVID Stops Here Campaign celebrates over 200 businesses with 70% or higher vaccination rates – WNKY – August 30, 2021

·        Ky. Chamber tells legislators state has too many people without jobs, too many jobs without people – NKY Tribune – August 30, 2021

·        Marshall County Exceptional Center recognized as having 100% vaccination rate – Paducah Sun – August 28, 2021

·        Paragon recognized for efforts to vaccinate staff, residents – The Messenger – August 24, 2021

·        KY lawmaker seeks benefits for workers with side effects from required COVID vaccines – Herald Leader – August 24, 2021

·        Labor Day will bring an end to Kentucky’s pandemic unemployment benefits – Herald-Leader – August 20, 2021

·        Op-Ed: Infrastructure is Key to Kentucky’s Growth – The Messenger– August 19, 2021:  Additionally published in the Courier-Journal, State-Journal, Louisville Business First, Daily Advent, NKY Tribune, River City Kentucky News, Somerset News Journal.

·        Ky. Chamber launches “COVID Stops Here” initiative – WHOP – August 16, 2021

·        Senate infrastructure package could pay for Brent Spence, Interstate 69 bridges – Courier-Journal – August 15, 2021

·        Senate President Robert Stivers, Ky. Chamber leaders discuss benefits of federal infrastructure package  – NKY Tribune – August 15, 2021

·        Infrastructure bill might pay for the Brent Spence Bridge. But some local members of Congress oppose it – Cincinatti.com – August 15, 2021

·        Kentucky chamber officials pin their hopes on the infrastructure bill – Louisville Business First – August 13, 2021

·        Kentucky business leaders push infrastructure bill – WTVQ – August 13, 2021

·        Top Kentucky lawmaker hopeful about no-tolled Brent Spence Bridge –Cincinnati Business Courier – August 13, 2021

·        Infrastructure Bill Could Bring 'Seismic Change' In Kentucky, Leading Republican Predicts –WUKY – August 13, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber Foundation appoints new leaders – Lane Report – August 9, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber says ‘Covid Stops Here’ and will recognize employers for vaccination efforts – NKY Tribune – August 9, 2021

·        NKY Law Firm Recognized for 90% Vaccination Rate Among Staff – River City Kentucky News – August 9, 2021

·        Kentucky health care providers to mandate vaccines – The Center Square – August 6, Women’s Summit – WKYT – July 19, 2021

·        Sexism in politics is changing, says Sen. Julie Adams – WTVQ – July 19, 2021

·        Kentucky Women’s Summit inspires young women leaders – WTVQ – July 19, 2021

·        Former Governor Martha Layne Collins recognized – WTVQ – July 19, 2021

·        Pandemic set women in work force back 20 years, leaders say – WTVQ – July 19, 2021

·        Here's a look at what's in store for Kentucky this week – Spectrum News – July 19, 2021

·        Thayer, Pratt recognized as 2021 Partners for Commonsense Justice – News Graphic – July 15, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber lists perfect score for Samara Heavrin – The News Enterprise – July 13, 2021

·        Peel & Holland Insurance takes top honors among Kentucky employers – Marshall County Tribune Courier – July 13, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber promotes Kate Shanks to senior vice president – Lane Report – July 6, 2021

·        In Focus: Kentucky Chamber recognizing and celebrating diverse women during inaugural summit –Specrum News – July 6, 2021

·        Kentucky Newsmakers 7/4: Senate candidate Ruth Gao; Ky. Chamber of Commerce CEO Ashli Watts – WKYT Newsmakers – July 2, 2021

·        Pitts named VP of communications and marketing for Kentucky Chamber – Lane Report –July 1, 2021

·        People in recovery, and people trying to help them, talk about it at Chamber’s annual meeting designed to help employers help, too – Kentucky Health News – July 1, 2021: Additionally published in the Winchester Sun, Grayson County Record, Barren County Progress, and Carrollton News

·        Chamber recognizes school system, others at annual dinner – Cadiz Record – June 30, 2021

·        McConnell reveals his 'desert island' Democratic presidential pick – NBC – June 29, 2021

·        State’s Recovery Hall of Fame names Rogers, Davidson first inductees –WTVQ – June 29, 2021

·        Work Shifts: Kentucky’s Labor Shortage and Hiring Challenges – KET –June 28, 2021

·        Forcht companies named Best Places to Work in Kentucky – The News Journal – June 26, 2021

·        Kentucky governor offers $1,500 bonus to boost workforce – AP News – June 24, 2021

·        Independence Bank ranks 2nd in Kentucky's 'Best Places to work' – Messenger Inquirer – June 24, 2021

·        Kentucky Lottery named Best Place to Work in Kentucky – Lane Report – June 23, 2021

·        Legislative panel hears testimony about Kentucky’s unemployment issues – WKYT – June 22, 2021

·        Ky. state representatives pre-file bill that would ban businesses from requesting vaccine status – WYMT – June 22, 2021

·        Bottom Line: 2021 Best Places to Work in Kentucky rankings announced –Lane Report –June 22, 2021

·        Business leaders discuss hiring problems with lawmakers – Yahoo News – June 18, 2021

·        Equine Workforce Development Initiative Launches Thoroughbred Farm Data Collection Project –Paulick Report – June 17, 2021

·        K.E.E.P. Supports Workforce Data Collection Initiative – The Press Box – June 17, 2021

·        What's causing Kentucky's labor shortage? One official says a 'perfect storm' is contributing to it – LEX 18 – June 17, 2021

·        Beshear to unveil 'return to work' incentive for unemployed – WDRB – June 16, 2021

·        Meet the Louisville members of Leadership Kentucky's next class – Louisville Business First – June 16, 2021

·        Rural Ky. needs more community health workers and medical-school residents, legislators and UK hospital executive say – Kentucky Health news – June 14, 2021

·        Where should employers look to find a quality workforce? Beyond the background –MSN –June 11, 2021: Additionally published in the Herald-Leader, Courier-Journal, The River City News, Louisville Business First, Lane Report, State Journal

·        Bottom Line: Kentucky Chamber to hold inaugural event celebrating women leading the commonwealth – Lane Report – June 8, 2021

·        Rubicon expands Lexington presence with new global corporate headquarters – WTVQ – June 8, 2021

·        South Laurel High School principal to attend executive leadership training – Sentinel Echo – June 5, 2021

·        McConnell: Extra jobless benefit hurts back-to-work efforts – AP News – June 2, 2021

·        Kentucky congressman's 'joint employer' bill garners business community support – The Denver Gazette – May 21, 2021

·        State's economy improving, but problems remain – Messenger Inquirer – May 19, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber of Commerce releases second quarterly report on state’s economic recovery – NKY Tribune – May 19, 2021

·        ‘One of the hardest seasons to hire.’ McConnell blasts away at unemployment benefits – Herald Leader – May 19, 2021

·        Peaks Mill principal tapped for Ky. Chamber's leadership institute – State Journal – May 19, 2021

·        Three Christian County public school elementary principals chosen for Leadership Institute for School Principals – Kentucky New Era – May 19, 2021

·        Two NKY Principals Selected for Executive Training Course – The River City Kentucky News – May 19, 2021

·        The Bottom Line: Kentucky seeing job growth but continued struggle with workforce shortage, Ky. Chamber report shows – The Lane Report – May 18, 2021

·        Report: Kentucky lags nation in job seekers amid economic recovery – Louisville Business First – May 18, 2021

·        JOBS AND THE ECONOMY – KET – May 17, 2021

·        Tax Day: Kentucky did not follow feds with unemployment break – WDRB – May 17, 2021

·        Some Kentucky employers offering incentives to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations – WHAS – May 17, 2021

·        Kentucky: Investing In Sustainable Growth – Business Facilities – May 17, 2021

·        Will Kentucky follow other states and end extra $300 a week unemployment payments? – Wave 3 News – May 13, 2021

·        Bray Receives Partner for Commonsense Justice Award – Garrard Central Record – May 13, 2021 (print)

·        Insurance Information Webinar – Lebanon Enterprise – May 12, 2021

·        GUEST COMMENT: Legislators clean up Kentucky's outdated criminal justice laws – Louisville Business First – May 11, 2021: Additionally published in the State-Journal, NKY Tribune, Kentucky New Era

·        Thousands of KY jobs remain unfilled as unemployment work search requirements resume – WLKY – May 11, 2021

·        ‘Time to get Kentucky back to work.’ Unemployed must search for work to get benefits. – Herald Leader – May 7, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber posts 'who's hiring' resource for the commonwealth Louisville Business First – May 6, 2021

·        Op-ed: Ashli Watts: Open jobs show Ky. is ready to recover – Daily Independent – May 6, 2021: Additionally published in the Herald Leader, Messenger Inquirer, State Journal, News Break

·        Kentucky Chamber celebrates 75 years of uniting business, advancing Kentucky – Lane Report – May 4, 2021

·        Kentucky chamber wants alternative to Biden infrastructure plan – The Center Square – May 3, 2021

·        Here’s what you need to know about this year’s Kentucky Derby – CNBC – April 30, 2021

·        Koenig, Massey, and Moser among ten selected as 2021 Kentucky Chamber of Commerce MVPs – NKY Tribune – April 30, 2021

·        Desserts, doughnuts and cash: KY businesses offer perks to get COVID-19 vaccine – Herald-Leader – April 29, 2021

·        INSURANCE OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHAMBER MEMBERS – Lebanon Enterprise – April 28, 2021

·        Beshear scales back Kentucky’s mask mandate at smaller outdoor events – FOX19 Now – April 26, 2021

·        Work search requirement for unemployment insurance benefits being reinstated May 9 – NKY Tribune – April 26, 2021

·        Goodwill to host statewide Second Chance Conference – Lane Report – April 26, 2021

·        WATCH The Breakdown | Sam Dick interviews President, CEO of Ky. Chamber of Commerce Ashli Watts – WKYT – April 27, 2021

·        Unemployment Insurance Rate changes coming to business owners – Advance Yeoman, Carlisle County News, Marshall Times, Livingston Ledger –April 22, 2021 (print)

·        RiverWorks Discovery Partners With Kentucky Chamber To Host Virtual Career Event – Waterways Journal – April 20, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber expands public affairs efforts with new policy and grassroots positions – Lane Report – April 19, 2021

·        Ky. Latest State To Enact COVID-19 Liability Shield Law – Law 360 – April 12, 2022

·        Kentucky Chamber celebrates promotes fair chance employment for substance abuse disorder – Lane Report – April 12, 2021

·        Caring about recovery is good business – Advocate Messenger News – April 8, 2021

·        Report: Kentucky Among the Worst States for Telecommuting  Spectrum News – April 8, 2021

·        Economic development 'post-COVID' symposium topic – Paducah Sun – April 8, 2021

·        'Bus to Business' – Paducah chef talks career, entrepreneurship – Paducah Sun – April 1, 2021

·        The 2021 Kentucky legislative session is over. Here's our list of winners and losers – Courier Journal – April 1, 2021

·        Here's what passed (and what didn't) on the final day of Kentucky General Assembly session -- Cincinatti.com – March 31, 2021

·        Op-Ed: Let Kentucky thrive by removing unnecessary state laws that kill jobs – The Center Square – March 30, 2021

·        Five things to watch when the Kentucky General Assembly resumes Monday – Herald Leader – March 26, 2021

·        WATCH The Breakdown | Ashley McCarty, dir. of Ky. Chamber workforce recovery program – WKYT – March 23, 2021

·        Bottom Line: Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center’s Talent Pipeline Management (TPM) system releases educational insights directly from the business community – Lane Report – March 23, 2021

·        In push for casino-like slots, horse racing industry dominates Frankfort lobbyist spending –Cininatti.com – March 22, 2021

·        Kentucky workforce center is growing – Lane Report – March 18, 2021

·        Kentucky workforce center is growing – Lane Report – March 18, 2021

·        Steve Stewart: Amid partisan mischief, important steps toward stronger, more inclusive workforce – State Journal – March 18, 2021

·        ‘Kentucky’s Rocky Roads’ ice cream carried message to legislators about need for infrastructure funding – NKY Tribune – March 17, 2021

·        Coalition appeals to state lawmakers’ sweet tooth to improve roads –ABC 36 WTVQ – March 16, 2021

·        Legislature approves two justice reform measures, draws praise from group – WTVQ – March 16, 2021

·        Kentucky group asks legislature to help businesses – The Center Square – March 11, 2021

·        One on One: Post-Pandemic Kentucky Business Knows It Can Innovate and Flex Its Workforce – Lane Report – March 10, 2021

·        Kentucky lawmakers propose gas tax hike – Local12 – March 1, 202

·        A second chance for people in recovery – WKYT – February 27, 2021

·        Bill seeks to raise Kentucky gas tax -- yet again – WDRB – February 23, 2021

·        Guest columnists: Liability protection for Kentucky businesses, schools, health care providers can't wait – State Journal – February 12, 2021

·        Guest columnists: Voices of recovery drive Kentucky comeback – State Journal – February 12, 2021

·        Kentucky Chamber releases first of new quarterly economic reports – The Lane Report – February 9, 2021

·        KY Chamber Day goes virtual, discusses moving forward with economic development amid pandemic
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·        Woman completes drug recovery, supports bill ensuring ‘recovery ready’ communities – WBKO – January 29, 2021