Gov. Kemp: Global Apparel Company to Build Manufacturing, Distribution Facility in Bryan Co.

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Komar Brands, a global apparel company, will create 294 new jobs and invest $87 million in a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Bryan County.

Gov. Kemp: Electric Vertical Aircraft Manufacturing Company Archer to Create 1,000 Jobs in Covington

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Archer Aviation Inc., an aerospace company advancing sustainable urban air mobility, will create 1,000 jobs and invest $118 million over 10 years in a new state-of-the-art electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL) manufacturing facility located alongside the Covington Municipal Airport in Newton County.

Gov. Kemp: Battery Manufacturer to Invest $2.57B, Create Over 700 Jobs in Coweta County

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that FREYR Battery, a developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production capacity, will invest $2.57 billion into Georgia’s sustainable technology ecosystem and create 723 new jobs over the next seven years at a manufacturing facility in Coweta County.

Gov. Kemp: Norma Precision Inc. to Create 600 Jobs, Invest $60 Million in Bryan County

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Beretta Holding S.A., through its subsidiary Norma Precision Inc., will expand its footprint in Georgia and build a new manufacturing, assembly, and distribution facility in Bryan County. The $60 million project will create 600 new jobs for which the company is currently hiring.

Gov. Kemp: October Net Tax Revenues Up 9.3%

Atlanta, GA – The State of Georgia’s net tax collections in October approached $2.71 billion for an increase of $230.2 million, or 9.3 percent, compared to October of FY 2022 when net tax collections totaled nearly $2.48 billion. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $10.32 billion for an increase of $744 million, or 7.8 percent, over FY 2022.

Gov. Kemp: First Hyundai Motor Group Supplier to Build Facility in Bulloch County

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Joon Georgia, Inc., an automotive parts manufacturer, will create 630 new jobs and invest $317 million in Bulloch County. Plans for the company’s new manufacturing facility mark the first confirmed supplier for Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America in Bryan County.

Gov. Kemp, AG Carr Announce Indictment of 17 Alleged Gang Members Following Major, Multi-Jurisdictional Investigation

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp, First Lady Marty Kemp, and Attorney General Chris Carr, joined by leaders of state public safety agencies, members of the General Assembly, and local law enforcement officials, today announced the indictment of 17 alleged members of the 183 Gangster Bloods following a large-scale investigation conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s (GBI) Gang Task Force and the Department of Corrections’ (GDC) Office of Professional Standards Investigative Division and Security Threat Group Unit. The indictment, obtained by the Attorney General’s Gang Prosecution Unit in Barrow County, charges the defendants with engaging in a pattern of racketeering activity that spans 10 Georgia counties and includes Murder, Trafficking in Fentanyl and other dangerous drugs, various weapons offenses, and the recruitment of children. Since becoming operational in July, the Gang Prosecution Unit has obtained 11 indictments, charging 46 alleged gang members and associates, including those announced today.

Gov. Kemp Extends Gas Tax Suspension and Supply Chain State of Emergency Ahead of Looming Diesel Shortage

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today signed two executive orders extending the temporary suspension of the state motor fuel and locomotive fuel tax as well as the supply chain state of emergency. As colder months and the holiday season quickly approaches, hardworking Georgians are still facing 40-year high inflation caused by bad policies in Washington, D.C. The recently announced decision that OPEC will decrease oil production will further exacerbate high gas prices, following the Biden administration's refusal to promote American energy independence and his depletion of the U.S. strategic oil reserve to its lowest level since 1984. Both orders signed today will be effective through December 11, 2022, and can be found here.

Gov. Kemp: Global Baking Company Grupo Bimbo to Build New Facility in Lowndes County

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Grupo Bimbo, a leading global baking company, will invest over $200 million to build a second production facility in Valdosta, creating 295 new jobs in Lowndes County.

Gov. Kemp, Supt. Woods Name Winners of Georgia RISE Award

Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp and State School Superintendent Richard Woods today announced the winners of the third annual Georgia Recognizing Inspirational School Employees (RISE) Award, which honors those who provide exemplary service in public education. Mrs. Marissa Ramos-Santana, a Bilingual Parent Liaison for Carrollton City Schools, and Sergeant Jacob Wise, a School Resource Officer for Lumpkin County Schools, are this year's winners. They have also been submitted as Georgia’s nominees for the national RISE Award, in which the governor of each state is invited to nominate up to two classified school employees.