Georgia More Than Doubles Reported Vaccinations for Second Straight Week

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that, for the second straight week, Georgia has more than doubled its number of reported COVID-19 vaccinations. From Monday, January 11, to Monday, January 18, the Georgia Department of Public Health reported an increase from 206,900 to 423,011 vaccines administered.

Gov. Kemp Applauds Georgia Grocery Store Vaccination Partners

Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp thanked the growing team of grocery store and supermarket companies operating in Georgia who are offering COVID-19 vaccinations to their customers. Publix, Kroger, and Ingles, have all started providing limited vaccine appointments at select locations at stores in Georgia.

Governor Kemp Names Appointments to Georgia Ports Authority

Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced four appointees to serve on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), which maintains and operates the Port of Savannah, Port of Brunswick, and other inland port operations throughout the state.

Gov. Kemp Reports 16,000+ Jobs Created During First Half of Fiscal Year

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), today announced that more than 16,000 jobs were created across all regions of the state by economic development projects in Georgia during the first half of fiscal year 2021, generating nearly $6 billion in new investments.

E-commerce Company Bluestem Brands More Than Doubles Georgia Presence in Putnam County, Creates 130+ Jobs

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Bluestem Brands, a business operating multiple national e-commerce retail brands, will expand their distribution center in Putnam County, more than doubling their presence in the state and delivering over 130 full-time jobs to Eatonton.

Correct Craft to Open Supreme Boats Manufacturing Facility in Valdosta, Create 90 Jobs

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Correct Craft, a leader in building tournament inboard, freshwater fishing, utility and recreational boats, will invest more than $1.7 million in opening a manufacturing facility in Valdosta, delivering 90 jobs to Lowndes County. Correct Craft’s Valdosta facility will produce wakeboarding and wake surfing boats under its Supreme Boats brand.

December Net Tax Revenues Up 7.7%

Atlanta, GA - The State of Georgia’s net tax collections in December totaled $2.40 billion, for an increase of $171.4 million, or 7.7 percent, compared to December 2019 when net tax collections totaled almost $2.23 billion. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $12.57 billion, for an increase of $722.5 million, or 6.1 percent, compared to FY 2020.

New Governor's Office Staff Announced

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced the following changes and additions to Governor's Office staff.

Governor Kemp Names 13 Appointments

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced 13 appointees to serve on various state authorities, commissions, and boards.

Governor Kemp Announces Administration Floor Leaders for 2021-2022 General Assembly

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced his administration's floor leaders for the 2021-2022 General Assembly.