Governor, First Lady in Germany for Economic Development Mission

Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp are visiting Germany from January 21 to January 25 for an economic development mission with Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner (GDEcD) Pat Wilson and staff.

Gov. Kemp: Georgia Breaks Jobs Records in 2019, Hits All-Time Low for Unemployment

Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today applauded record job and employment numbers for 2019. Georgia added over 70,000 jobs over the past twelve months, setting a record for total number of jobs at 4.65 million. The 70,000 jobs added include 10,000 jobs in three critical sectors: education and health services; leisure and hospitality; and trade, transportation, and utilities. The state's unemployment rate also reached another historic low of 3.2%

Novalis Innovative Flooring Announces First US Production Facility, Creates 120 Jobs in Dalton

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Novalis Innovative Flooring will build its first U.S. production facility in Whitfield County. Novalis is investing $30 million dollars in the project and expects to create at least 120 new jobs.

Gov. Kemp Celebrates Georgia School Choice Week

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today joined leaders across the country in celebrating School Choice Week in Georgia.

First Lady Marty Kemp Participates in USDOT's "100 Pledges in 100 Days"

Atlanta, GA - Yesterday First Lady Marty Kemp traveled to Washington, D.C. to deliver remarks and participate in a panel during the the U.S. Department of Transportation's (USDOT) 100 Pledges in 100 Days, a human trafficking awareness event.

Amazon to Launch New Fulfillment Center, Create 500 Jobs in Coweta County

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Amazon will expand its Georgia presence by launching a new fulfillment center in Newnan. Starting on day one, the e-commerce retail company will create 500 new, full-time jobs with industry-leading pay and comprehensive benefits at the new facility.

Governor, First Lady Introduce Anti-Human Trafficking Legislation

Atlanta, GA - Yesterday Governor Brian P. Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp were joined by Georgians for Refuge, Action, Compassion, and Education (GRACE) Commission members, legislators, and special guests as they announced three important legislative measures to combat human trafficking in Georgia.

Enchem to Build Two Facilities in Jackson County, Create 300 Jobs

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced Korean manufacturer Enchem Ltd. will build two new manufacturing plants in Jackson County, Georgia, creating more than 300 jobs and investing $61.35 million in the project.

Georgia Earns Top Spot for Regional Workforce Development

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced Georgia earned the top ranking for workforce development in the South Atlantic Region, according to Site Selection Magazine's 2020 Workforce Development Rankings.

Gov. Kemp Names Thirty Appointments

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp conducted swearing-in ceremonies for thirty (30) Georgians to serve on various state boards, councils, and commissions.