Governor Kemp Names 37 Appointments

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced thirty-seven appointments to various state boards, commissions, councils, panels, and offices.

Governor Kemp Names Six Judicial Appointments

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced his appointment of Nancy N. Bills to the Rockdale Judicial Circuit, Clarence Cuthpert as State Court Judge of Rockdale County, Jesse C. Stone to the Augusta Judicial Circuit, Dick Perryman to the Alapaha Judicial Circuit, Rosemary Greene to the Cherokee Judicial Circuit, and Carletta Sims Brown to the Richmond County Civil and Magistrate Court.

Georgia Administers Over Two-Thirds of Shipped COVID-19 Doses, Outpacing National Average

Atlanta, GA – As of tonight, the State of Georgia has administered over two-thirds of shipped doses of COVID-19 vaccine at 67.13 percent, outpacing the national average of 56.66 percent.

Gov. Kemp Rolls Out Adoption and Foster Care Reform Legislation

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced his administration's adoption and foster care reform initiatives for the 2021 legislative session, introduced by Representative Bert Reeves and Senator Bo Hatchett:

Georgia Vaccination Efforts Prioritize Seniors

Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that 418,584 Georgians who are 65+ have received the COVID-19 vaccine. Seniors who are 65+ are currently included in the expanded 1A criteria and are encouraged to make an appointment to receive their vaccine with a local health provider today.

Georgia to Receive More Vaccines from Federal Government

Atlanta, GA – Today, the federal government announced that Georgia will begin receiving 25,000+ more COVID-19 vaccines weekly. This is a 16% increase from the previous allotment of 120,000 doses each week, bringing the new weekly total to 145,900 doses.

Governor, First Lady Introduce Anti-Human Trafficking Initiatives for 2021

Atlanta, GA – Today, 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 two important legislative measures, along with a Department of Driver Services rule change, to combat human trafficking in Georgia.

Georgia Unemployment Rate Drops in December, Job Growth Outpaces U.S.

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Georgia's unemployment rate fell to 5.6 percent in the month of December. Additionally, the state added 44,700 jobs in December, while job numbers across the United States trended downward.

Kemp Family Mourns the Passing of Hank Aaron

The Kemp Family today released the following statement on the passing of Atlanta Braves legend Hank Aaron.

Spring Mountain Center to Open Manufacturing, Distribution Headquarters in Barrow County; $45 Million Investment to Create 205 Jobs

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Spring Mountain Center will invest $45 million in opening their manufacturing and distribution headquarters in Barrow County, delivering 205 jobs to the local community. Spring Mountain Center is a leading manufacturer of plumbing fixtures, home furniture, and more.