Parsons Corporation Among First to Locate at Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Parsons Corporation, a leading cybersecurity technology provider, will open a new office in the Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta. The company will create twenty-six jobs with room for future growth.

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Georgia Successful in Blocking WOTUS Rule

Atlanta, GA – Earlier today, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced that the U.S District Court for the Southern District of Georgia granted summary judgment in favor of Georgia and nine other states to block the Obama Administration's Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule.

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Gov. Kemp Holds Swearing-In Ceremonies for 27 Appointees

Atlanta, GA – On Thursday July 25th, Governor Brian P. Kemp held swearing-in ceremonies at the State Capitol for twenty-seven (27) appointees to various authorities and boards.

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With Unanimous, Bipartisan Support, Davis Confirmed as Statewide Business Court Judge

Atlanta, GA – In a joint hearing today, the Georgia House and Senate Judiciary Committees unanimously confirmed Walt Davis to serve as the first Statewide Business Court Judge. On July 1, 2019, Governor Brian P. Kemp nominated Davis to lead the new court, created through passage of a 2018 constitutional amendment and codified through legislation earlier this year.

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Kemp Names UGA Professor as New State Fiscal Economist

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp is proud to announce the appointment of long-time University of Georgia professor Jeffrey H. Dorfman as State Fiscal Economist. The State Fiscal Economist develops forecasts based on Georgia's tax revenue, works closely with bond rating agencies on revenue and economic trends, and manages the development of fiscal impact estimates on tax-related legislative proposals.

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Arglass Yamamura to Build First U.S. Glass Plant in Lowndes County, Creating Over 150 Jobs

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Arglass Yamamura, LLC, a glass container manufacturing company, will create more than 150 jobs and invest $123 million to build its first U.S. glass container manufacturing plant in Valdosta, Lowndes County.

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Kemp Welcomes Southwest Georgia's First Four-Year Medical School

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp joined the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), local community leaders, and special guests to welcome South Georgia's first, four-year medical school to Moultrie, Georgia.

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Gov. Kemp to State Government: Cut Wasteful Spending, Streamline Operations

Atlanta, GA – To keep state government efficient and effective, Governor Brian P. Kemp has instructed all state government offices to develop proposals to reduce spending by 4% in the amended fiscal year 2020 budget and 6% in the fiscal year 2021 budget. Governor Kemp reminded state officials of his pledge to always put hardworking Georgians first, tasking them with proactive strategic planning and innovative leadership for better utilization of future taxpayer resources.

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Op-Ed: Back to School, Not the Status Quo

In the coming weeks, thousands of Georgia students will return to school and officially begin the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Italian Manufacturer to Open First U.S. Facility in Gwinnett County

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that that Rivacold, a leading manufacturer of refrigeration systems, will create 140 jobs and invest $5 million in a new manufacturing facility in Buford. Newly created jobs will include skilled positions in manufacturing.

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