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Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced 20 appointments to the Georgia Tourism Foundation. Governor Kemp highlighted the important role of the Georgia Tourism Foundation Board of Directors during his remarks Wednesday at the 2021 Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference presented by Explore Georgia, the tourism division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD).
Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the allocation of $5.8 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to Explore Georgia, the tourism division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD). Kemp shared the news with tourism industry professionals from across the state at the Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference, an annual industry event. During the event, the Governor applauded the industry’s success and recognized the impact of travel and tourism on the state.
Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the Georgia National Guard, in coordination with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Community Health, will deploy 105 personnel to hospitals throughout the state. These trained medical personnel will assist staff at the following hospitals:
Atlanta, GA - Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp applauded Georgia's unemployment rate dropping for the fifteenth straight month to 3.7 percent for July 2021, down from 4.0 percent in June. The national unemployment rate average is 5.4 percent.
Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Advanced Modular Structures LLC., a modular building enterprise affiliated with Atlanta-based real estate developer The Integral Group, LLC., will create 200 jobs and invest more than $14 million in a new manufacturing facility in unincorporated Fulton County.
Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced appointments to the Senate Study Committee on Violence Against Health Care Workers.
Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that global material handling and logistics company Vanderlande Industries Inc. ("Vanderlande") will invest $59 million in expanding their North American headquarters in Cobb County. This expansion will create 500 new jobs in Marietta, bringing the company’s total employment to more than 1,250 people in Georgia.
Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp joined the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) to announce record-setting jobs and investments from economic development projects across the state during fiscal year 2021. Investments increased by 46%, while job creation increased 5% above prior state economic development records.
Atlanta, GA – Today at the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's Congressional Luncheon, Governor Brian P. Kemp touted Georgia's record economic momentum and urged state and local business leaders to engage on the issue of crime in their communities.
Atlanta, GA – Yesterday, Governor Brian P. Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) held the official launch of the Electric Mobility and Innovation Alliance (EMIA), announcing chairs for each of the five committees.