First Lady, GPB Launch Digital Tours of Governor's Mansion

Atlanta, GA – Today First Lady Marty Kemp, in partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB), launched two digital tours of the Georgia Governor's Mansion.

Kemp Names 14 Appointments

Atlanta, GA – On Friday, October 23, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced his selection of fourteen appointees to serve on various state authorities, commissions, and boards.

Outdoor Network Announces Headquarters Expansion, New Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Albany

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that family-owned and operated marine and power sports company Outdoor Network (ODN) will invest nearly $22 million in two projects in Albany, Georgia. The company’s new advanced manufacturing facility and expansion of their distribution center headquarters will deliver 92 jobs to southwest Georgia.

Kemp Names 23 Appointments

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

Gov. Kemp Names Leader of Rural Strike Team

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp today joined Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Commissioner Pat Wilson during an event in the North Wing of the State Capitol to name Tift County Development Authority President and CEO Brian Marlowe as the new Deputy Commissioner for Rural Georgia. In this role, Marlowe will lead the Governor's Rural Strike Team, the formation of which was announced last September

Technical College System of Georgia Awarded Additional $13 million in Dislocated Worker Relief Funding

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) Office of Workforce Development, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Labor, was recently awarded an additional $13 million in dislocated worker relief funding by the U.S. Department of Labor, bringing the total grant award to $25 million. Since the initial award in April 2020, the Dislocated Worker Grant has aided in addressing the workforce-related impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gov. Kemp Extends COVID-19 Order

Atlanta, GA – On October 15, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed Executive Order 10.15.01, extending current COVID-19 restrictions with minimal changes to the section on Industry, Commerce, Organizations, & Non-Profits. The new Executive Order takes effect on October 16 at 12:00 AM and runs through October 31 at 11:59 PM. The public health emergency remains in place until November 9, 2020.

Kemp Appoints McCamy to Alcovy Judicial Circuit

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced his appointment of Cheveda McCamy to fill the Superior Court vacancy in the Alcovy Judicial Circuit.

ICYMI: Business Community Applauds CARES Act Relief for Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund

Atlanta, GA – On Wednesday, October 14, Governor Brian Kemp announced his decision to allocate as much as $1.5 billion in Coronavirus Relief Funds from the CARES Act to repay borrowing for the Georgia Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund, and prevent increases in state and federal unemployment taxes. Several leading trade organizations and advocacy groups in the Georgia business community issued statements in support of the decision.

Gov. Kemp, CMS Administrator Verma Announce Approval of Georgia Healthcare Reform Package

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today joined Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma to announce federal approval of Georgia's healthcare reform package.