Governor Kemp Announces Legislation to Combat Reckless Street Racing

Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Kemp announced his administration's introduction of H.B 534, a bill to combat dangerous street racing in Georgia. Governor Kemp was joined by law enforcement officers along with a bipartisan group of lawmakers in support of the legislation.

Governor Kemp Announces Four State-Operated Mass Vaccination Sites

Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Kemp announced the launch of four state-operated mass vaccination sites in Bibb, Dougherty, Fulton, and Habersham counties. With operations beginning on February 22, these sites are strategically located near minority communities and will aim to administer 22,000 vaccines per week.

Governor Kemp Rolls Out "Faith Protection Act" Legislation

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced his administration's introduction of the "Faith Protection Act," which would ensure the emergency powers of any governor of Georgia are not used to "specifically limit the practice of any religion."

Governor Kemp: Georgia Has Administered Over 1.5 Million Vaccines

Atlanta, GA – Today, the Department of Public Health announced Georgia has administered 1,541,057 vaccines, 78% of the total amount shipped to the state by the federal government.

Integrated Fiber Solutions Announces $30 Million Expansion in Rome

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Integrated Fiber Solutions (IFS), a manufacturer of synthetic bulked continuous filament (BCF) yarns for the carpet, rug, and automotive industries, will invest $30 million in expanding their operations in Rome, Georgia, to meet growing demand. This expansion will bring approximately 40 additional jobs to Floyd County

Cottrell to Invest $125 Million in Gainesville, Hall County Expansion

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Cottrell, an industry leader in manufacturing and assembling over-the-road car haulers and equipment, will establish a second manufacturing facility in Gainesville. This will serve as the company’s North Campus, adjacent to their existing South Campus in Hall County. Cottrell will invest $125 million in the new 500,000-square-foot facility, which will also create new jobs.

Governor Kemp Announces Overhaul of Citizen's Arrest Statute

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced bipartisan legislation to overhaul Georgia's citizen's arrest statute. The bill is being carried by Kemp Administration Floor Leader Representative Bert Reeves (R - Marietta).

Governor Kemp Delays State Government Opening on Tuesday, February 16th

Atlanta, GA - Today, Governor Kemp issued the follow statement:

Governor Kemp Signs Amended Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp joined Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan and other legislative leaders to sign the amended fiscal year 2021 budget.

Gov. Kemp: Georgia Ranked Top 10 Exporting State in 2020 for First Time

Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that the State of Georgia ranked among the United States’ Top Ten exporting states in 2020 for the first time. Georgia merchandise exports reached 215 unique countries and territories and experienced the lowest rate of export contraction among all top ten states, despite headwinds from a global pandemic.