Governor Kemp Honors the Life and Legacy of Congressman John Robert Lewis

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp attended a service honoring Congressman John Lewis as he lies in state in the rotunda of the Georgia State Capitol. During the ceremony, Governor Kemp delivered the following remarks:

Purple Innovation Plans to Invest $21 million in Henry Co. Manufacturing Facility, Create 360 Jobs

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Purple Innovation, Inc. (“Purple”), the comfort technology company known for creating the Purple® Mattress, has selected Henry County for their third U.S. manufacturing facility. Purple plans to make a $21 million investment in this 520,000-square-foot facility, delivering 360 jobs to the area.

German Automotive Parts Manufacturer GEDIA to Locate First Southeast U.S. Site in Whitfield County, Create 200 Jobs

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that GEDIA Automotive Group, a family-owned international company that specializes in making state-of-the-art automotive parts, will build an advanced manufacturing facility that will begin production with a focus on parts for electric vehicles. GEDIA will invest $85 million in this project, delivering 200 jobs to the greater Dalton area at a Georgia Ready for Accelerated Development (GRAD) certified property in Whitfield County.

Governor Kemp Calls on Georgians to Do "Four Things for Four Weeks" to Stop COVID-19

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp and Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey are calling on all Georgians to implement "Four Things for Four Weeks" into their daily routines to flatten the curve and slow the spread of COVID-19.

Governor Kemp Signs Foster Care and Anti-Human Trafficking Legislation

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today signed to improve Georgia's foster care system and crack down on human trafficking in Georgia. Joined by legislative leaders in the Ceremonial Office, Governor Kemp signed HB 823, HB 911, HB 912, HB 993, and SB 439.

Governor Kemp, Dept. of Public Health Announce New Testing Partnership

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp and the Georgia Department of Public Health today announced a new testing partnership with Mako Medical to provide testing supplies and services to process 10,000 SARS-CoV-2 PCR tests per day. Delivering on the Governor's commitment to expand testing and shorten the wait time for COVID-19 test results in Georgia, the state's partnership with Mako will provide test results within 48 hours, on average.

Gov. Kemp Signs Landmark Healthcare Legislation

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today signed several pieces of legislation to ensure a safer and healthier Georgia. Among the bills signed at a ceremony at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital were bills to reduce surprise medical billing (HB 888) and address Georgia's maternal mortality rate by enhancing access to quality and timely care for mothers on Medicaid (HB 1114).

740+ Make Georgia Safety Promise

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that 744 Georgia businesses, local authorities, officials, and individuals from across the state have committed to the Georgia Safety Promise. Launched a little over a week ago, the Georgia Safety Promise is a public-private partnership and safety campaign to remind Georgia businesses and the public of the importance of following COVID-19 safety guidelines by agreeing to simple - yet critical - measures that help protect Georgians from COVID-19, minimize spread of the virus, and keep Georgia open for business.

Gov. Kemp, Piedmont Healthcare Partner for Increased Hospital Bed Surge Capacity

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp joined Kevin Brown, President and CEO of Piedmont Healthcare, to announce a partnership to provide additional hospital bed surge capacity to treat COVID-19 patients in Georgia at the Marcus Tower of the Piedmont Atlanta campus.

Georgia Partners with UPS to Deliver PPE Statewide

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) is leveraging an existing state contract with Georgia-based UPS to deliver personal protective equipment to medical facilities across Georgia.