Boston Consulting Group More Than Doubles Atlanta Presence, Creates 331 New Jobs

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Boston Consulting Group (BCG), one of the world’s leading management consulting firms and premier employers, will invest $18 million in expanding their Atlanta Business Services Center. The internationally known company’s expansion in the state will result in 331 additional jobs in Fulton County.

Gov. Kemp Extends Public Health Emergency, Renews COVID-19 Restrictions

Atlanta, GA – On November 30, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed Executive Order 11.30.20.01 and Executive Order 11.30.20.02, extending Georgia's Public Health State of Emergency until January 8, 2021, and extending current COVID-19 restrictions. Executive Order 11.30.20.02 also includes changes that allow nurses and pharmacists to administer the pending COVID-19 vaccine, including in a drive-thru setting, and permits any nurse or pharmacist to observe patients for the requisite 15 minute window after receiving the vaccine.

Gov. Kemp Honors Service to Arts and Humanities

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp today announced the recipients of the ninth annual Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities. The awards were presented in partnership with the Georgia Council for the Arts and Georgia Humanities.

Governor Kemp Appoints Judge Shawn Ellen LaGrua to Georgia Supreme Court

Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced his intention to appoint Fulton County Superior Court Judge Shawn Ellen LaGrua to serve on the Supreme Court of Georgia.

Governor Kemp Names 25 Appointments

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced 25 appointees to serve on various state authorities, commissions, and boards.

Georgia-based FiberVisions Invests $48 Million in Expanding Covington Operations

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Georgia-based FiberVisions, a subsidiary of Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited and a major employer in Covington for more than 50 years, will invest $48 million in expanding its polyolefin fiber manufacturing operations in Newton County. This expansion, which comes in response to a sharp increase in demand for hygiene products made with bicomponent fibers such as face masks and baby wipes, will create 21 additional jobs.

Governor Kemp Formalizes Election Certification, Calls for Signature Audit, Endorses Voter ID for Mail-In Balloting

Atlanta, GA – Today from the Governor's Ceremonial Office at the Georgia State Capitol, Governor Brian P. Kemp delivered the following remarks regarding the results of the 2020 election in Georgia:

Gov. Kemp Announces Expansion of SANS Institute Cyber Workforce Development Program

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced Georgia's third year of partnership with the SANS Institute along with the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation to launch CyberStart America.

Gov. Kemp Names Two Winners of Georgia RISE Award for Classified School Employees

Atlanta, GA - Two Georgia public-school employees have been named the winners of the first-ever Georgia RISE Award, which honors classified school employees, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today.

Georgia Sees Significant Decrease in Unemployment Rate in October

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp and the Georgia Department of Labor today announced that Georgia's unemployment rate in October dropped 1.8%, bringing the current unemployment rate to 4.5%, down more than 8% since the state's all-time high in April 2020 and below the national average.