Mayor: BEAM brought in billions for KY

Mayor: BEAM brought in billions for KY

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer says a trade partnership with Lexington and 22 surrounding counties accounted for more than $14 billion in 2015 alone.

Fisher was talking about the Bluegrass Economic Advancement Movement, or BEAM.

BEAM is a regional partnership aimed at increasing state exports and attracting high tech companies to the region.

The partnership accounted for more than half of the state's exports last year.

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