November Tax Revenues Down 1.2%

Atlanta, GA - The State of Georgia’s net tax collections in November totaled almost $1.81 billion for a decrease of $22.4 million, or -1.2 percent, compared to Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 when net tax collections totaled $1.83 billion. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $9.62 billion for a decrease of roughly $33.6 million, or -0.3 percent, compared to FY 2019.

Gov. Kemp Welcomes Firearms Manufacturer Taurus USA to Georgia Made Family

Atlanta, GA - Yesterday Governor Brian P. Kemp traveled to Bainbridge to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Taurus USA's 200,000 sq. ft. manufacturing center and corporate headquarters, officially welcoming this leading firearms manufacturer to the Georgia Made family.

Kemp Appoints Loeffler to U.S. Senate

Atlanta, GA - Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced his appointment of successful businesswoman Kelly Loeffler to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Senator Johnny Isakson, effective December 31, 2019.

Georgia Awarded an "A" for Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts

Atlanta, GA – Recently, Shared Hope International awarded Georgia an "A" on the strength of its laws to combat sex trafficking - an improvement from the "B" received in 2018 and the "C" from the first report card in 2011.

Guidoni Group to Locate New Facility, Create 455 Jobs in Telfair Co.

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Guidoni Group - one of the leading producers and exporters of ornamental stones in the world - will locate a manufacturing facility in McRae-Helena, creating 455 jobs and investing $96 million in the project.

Gov. Kemp Names Four Appointments

Atlanta, GA – On Friday, November 22nd, Governor Brian P. Kemp conducted swearing-in ceremonies for four (4) appointees to serve on various state boards, councils, and agencies.

Kemp Supports Trump's Push to Designate Drug Cartels as Terrorist Organizations

Atlanta, GAThe Wall Street Journal reports that President Trump is planning to designate Mexican drug cartels as foreign domestic terrorist organizations (FTOs). Governor Kemp strongly supports the President's efforts to strengthen the nation's fight against the cartel-fueled opioid crisis, violence, and trafficking crippling American families and communities.

Nippon Light Metal Georgia to Build Facility, Create 110 Jobs in Bartow Co.

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Nippon Light Metal Georgia (NLMGA), a company specializing in aluminum products for the automotive industry, will build a new manufacturing facility in Adairsville, creating 110 jobs and investing $50 million in the project.

Collibra to Create 200+ Jobs in Fulton Co.

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Collibra, the data intelligence company, will create more than 200 jobs at a new office in Atlanta.

Op-Ed: Our Plan to Make Health Insurance Accessible, Affordable in Georgia

Georgia is experiencing historic job growth and unmatched economic opportunity in every corner of the state. Participation in the job market is at record highs, unemployment recently dropped to a twenty-year low, and we were named the “#1 State for Business” for the seventh year in a row. But even with rising wages and 30,000 new private sector jobs this year alone, far too many hardworking Georgians struggle to access and afford health insurance coverage.