Gov. Kemp: Home Manufacturer ADMARES to Create Over 1,400 Jobs in Ware County

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that ADMARES, which specializes in industrialized manufacturing of buildings and homes, plans to construct its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Waycross, Georgia. The company expects to create over 1,400 new jobs and invest $750 million in Ware County.

Gov. Kemp: Automotive Supplier Hanon Systems to Create 160 New Jobs in Bulloch County

Tel Aviv, Israel – While on an economic development trip to Israel, Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Hanon Systems, a global provider of automotive thermal and energy management solutions, will create 160 new jobs and invest more than $40 million in a new manufacturing facility in Bulloch County.

Gov. Kemp Announces Appointments to Court of Appeals and Solicitors General Vacancies

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced his appointment of Jeffrey A. Watkins to the Georgia Court of Appeals, Gregory N. Sasser as Solicitor General of Bacon County, and Jared Roberts as Solicitor General of Coffee County.

Gov. Kemp Announces $225M in Grant Awards for Georgia Communities

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced preliminary grant awards totaling more than $225 million for 142 qualified projects that improve neighborhood assets like parks, recreation facilities, sidewalks, and healthy food access in communities all across the state disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gov. Kemp: Anovion Technologies to Create Over 400 Jobs in Bainbridge, Invest $800M in Manufacturing Facility

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Anovion Technologies (Anovion), a supplier of premium synthetic graphite anode materials for lithium-ion batteries, will build a new manufacturing facility in Bainbridge. The project will create more than 400 jobs and over $800 million in investment in Decatur County.

First Lady Marty Kemp Announces Appointment of Meredith Lackey to GRACE Commission

Atlanta, GA – First Lady Marty Kemp today announced Governor Brian Kemp has appointed Meredith Lackey to the Georgians for Refuge, Action, Compassion, and Education (GRACE) Commission. Meredith will fill the seat vacated by Gene Rackley, who has served on the Commission since 2019.

April Net Tax Revenues Down 16.5%

Atlanta, GA – The State of Georgia’s net tax collections for April totaled $4.19 billion for a decrease of $829.5 million, or -16.5 percent, compared to April 2022, when net tax collections totaled $5.01 billion. Year-to-date, net tax collections totaled $27.79 billion for an increase of $256.9 million, or 0.9 percent, compared to the previous fiscal year, when net tax revenues totaled $27.54 billion at the end of April 2022.

Gov. Kemp Signs FY24 Budget to Invest in Public Safety, Healthcare, the Workforce, and More

Ellabell, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp, joined by First Lady Marty Kemp, Hyundai Motor Group representatives, members of the General Assembly, state and local elected officials, and economic development partners from around the state, signed the Fiscal Year 2024 Budget (HB 19) and HB 408 today at a signing ceremony on the site of the Hyundai Metaplant in Bryan County. This budget was carefully worked on with members of both legislative chambers and invests in public safety, education, healthcare, workforce development, and much more.

Gov. Kemp Signs Legislation Creating Prosecuting Attorneys Qualifications Commission

Savannah, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp, accompanied by First Lady Marty Kemp, members of the General Assembly, district attorneys and solicitors-general, and other local and state leaders, signed Senate Bill 92 today, establishing the Prosecuting Attorneys Qualifications Commission (PAQC). The PAQC will serve as a valuable oversight mechanism for district attorneys and solicitors-general across Georgia, ensuring these officials fulfill their constitutional and statutory duties.

Shawanda Reynolds-Cobb Confirmed as Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Shawanda Reynolds-Cobb will become the permanent Commissioner of the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) after the Board of Juvenile Justice voted today to confirm her appointment. She had been serving as Interim Commissioner since December, 2022.