Gov. Kemp Names 18 Appointments

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced eighteen appointees to serve on various state councils and boards.

Gov. Kemp, Lt. Gov. Duncan, Speaker Ralston Issue Joint Statement on Georgia Election

Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, and Speaker David Ralston issued the following joint statement regarding the 2020 general election.

Gov. Kemp Announces New Senior Leadership

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced recent additions to the Kemp Administration's senior leadership team. Following the announcement of former Isakson aide Trey Kilpatrick as his Chief of Staff, Governor Kemp has named Caylee Noggle, who served as interim Chief of Staff before Kilpatrick entered the role, as Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. Bert Brantley, former Chief Operating Officer for the Georgia Department of Economic Development and top aide to Governor Sonny Perdue's administration, will serve as the new Deputy Chief of Staff for External Affairs. David Dove will continue in the role of Executive Counsel.

Gov. Kemp: Georgia Lottery Posts Record Quarter for HOPE, Pre-K

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced the Georgia Lottery Corp.’s most profitable quarter in its 27-year history. The Georgia Lottery registered more than $383,352,000 in profits for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021, bringing the total transferred to the State Treasury’s Lottery for Education Account to approximately $22.7 billion.

Gov. Kemp Extends Public Health Emergency, Renews COVID-19 Order

Atlanta, GA – On October 30, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed Executive Order 10.30.20.01 and Executive Order 10.30.20.02, extending the public health state of emergency through December 9 and renewing current COVID-19 restrictions with minimal changes to the sections on Healthcare and Governments. The Order extending the public health state of emergency (1o.30.20.01) is effective immediately. Executive Order 10.30.20.02 takes effect on November 1 at 12:00 AM and runs through November 15 at 11:59 PM.

Kemp Names 21 Appointments

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced his selection of twenty-one appointees to serve on various state boards and commissions.

Ken’s Foods Invests $103 Million to Expand McDonough, Henry County Operations

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that family-owned and operated Ken’s Foods will invest $103 million and create 70 new jobs as they expand their manufacturing and distribution operations in Henry County.

Gov. Kemp Applauds GBI Gang Bust

Atlanta, GA – Today, after a year-long investigation and in coordination with Upson County law enforcement and other local partners, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Upson County District Attorney's Office announced that 46 individuals have been indicted under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act and Georgia Street Gang and Terrorism Prevention Act. Twenty-five individuals have been arrested and 21 are wanted for arrest. Read the GBI's full press release here: https://gbi.georgia.gov/press-releases/2020-10-27/operation-caged-doves…

 

Gov. Kemp Applauds Confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett

Atlanta, GA – Following the vote of the United States Senate to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to serve as an associate justice on the United States Supreme Court, Governor Brian P. Kemp issued the following statement:

Toyota Industries Compressor Parts America Announces Jackson County Expansion

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Toyota Industries Compressor Parts America (TICA) will expand its Pendergrass, Georgia, production facility to meet growing demand for its onboard power electronics. The company will invest $5.5 million in the project and create at least 27 new jobs in Jackson County over the next 18 months.