Dongwon Tech Corporation to Open Advanced Manufacturing Plant, Sales Office in Hall County

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Dongwon Tech Corporation, a supplier of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) ducts and CR/DR systems, will invest $700,000 in opening an advanced manufacturing facility and sales office in Hall County, delivering 40 jobs to the Gainesville area.

MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc. to Open Southeastern U.S. Manufacturing and Distribution Hub in Butts County, Create Nearly 400 Jobs

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc. will make a significant and long-term investment in opening a Southeastern U.S. manufacturing and distribution hub near the City of Jackson in Butts County, creating nearly 400 jobs.

 

Governor Kemp Announces $55 Million Investment for Houston County

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Silicon Ranch Corporation will invest approximately $55,000,000 in a new 68 megawatt solar project in Houston County, Georgia. In partnership with Green Power EMC, Silicon Ranch will provide the solar energy it generates to serve more than thirty Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs) throughout the state.

Gov. Kemp Names 67 Appointments

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced sixty-seven appointees to serve on various state councils, associations, commissions, authorities, and boards.

Gov. Kemp Renews COVID-19 Order

Atlanta, GA – On November 13, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed Executive Order 11.13.20.01, renewing current COVID-19 restrictions through November 30, 2020. The Order takes effect on November 16, 2020 at 12:00 AM.

Gov. Kemp, Lt. Gov. Duncan, Speaker Ralston Applaud Attorney General Carr Alert on Residency Requirements for Runoff Voting

Atlanta, GA - Governor Kemp, Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, and House Speaker David Ralston today issued the following joint statement, echoing Attorney General Chris Carr's Consumer Alert regarding residency requirements for voting in the January 5th runoff elections.

Georgia Shatters Previous Record, Earns Top Business Ranking for Eighth Consecutive Year

Atlanta, GA – As the world’s greatest golfers teed off today at the Masters Tournament in Augusta to compete for the prized Green Jacket, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that the State of Georgia has shattered its own record by being named No. 1 for business climate for the eighth consecutive year by Site Selection magazine.

Georgia Economic Development Investments, Job Creation Continue Strong Pace in FY21

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), today announced that Georgia remains on a record pace for economic development investments and job creation in the state during fiscal year 2021. Between July 1 and October 31, Georgia has increased economic development investments by 56% and jobs by 45% compared to the same period last year.

Electric Vehicle Manufacturer TEKLAS to Open North American Headquarters in Georgia, Create 120 Jobs in Calhoun

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that TEKLAS, a Turkish advanced research and development, manufacturing company and supplier of electric vehicle (EV) parts, will invest $6.5 million in opening their first North American facility and headquarters in Gordon County, delivering 120 jobs to Calhoun.

October Net Tax Revenues Up 1.8 Percent

Atlanta, GA – The State of Georgia’s net tax collections in October totaled nearly $2.02 billion, for an increase of $35.2 million, or 1.8 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled $1.98 billion. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled $8.21 billion, for an increase of $400.2 million, or 5.1 percent, compared to October FY 2020.