First Lady to Host Pet Adoption Day and Georgia Grown Festival at Governor's Mansion

Atlanta, GA - On Saturday, November 16th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., First Lady Marty Kemp will host a Pet Adoption Day and Georgia Grown Festival at the Governor's Mansion. There will be pets from around the state available for adoption, Georgia Grown vendors with their products available, and family-friendly activities.

Georgia Jobless Rate Matches All-Time Low, Boasts Record Number of Total Jobs

Atlanta, GA – This week, Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced Georgia's unemployment rate fell to 3.4%, matching the lowest percentage since 1976. Additionally, Georgia set a record number for total jobs in the state at 4.64 million. Since 2010, Georgia has added 805,000 jobs.

Kemp, Duncan, Ralston Name Medical Cannabis Commission

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, and House Speaker David Ralston announced their respective appointments to the Georgia Access to Medical Cannabis Commission as authorized by House Bill 324.

Gov. Kemp Sets U.S. Senate Application Deadline

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that all qualified Georgians who want to serve in the U.S. Senate must submit their application online by Monday, November 18 at 5 PM.

Irving Tissue to Expand, Create 150+ Jobs in Macon

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Irving Tissue, one of North America’s leading manufacturers of household paper products, will expand its operations in Macon, creating more than 150 jobs and investing $400 million in a new manufacturing facility following the grand-opening of the company’s most recent plant in Macon.

Gov. Kemp Names Eighteen Appointments

Atlanta, GA – On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, Governor Brian P. Kemp conducted swearing-in ceremonies for eighteen (18) appointees to serve on the Georgia Film, Music, and Digital Entertainment Commission.

AEV Establishes Headquarters for Atlanta Reign, Atlanta’s First Professional Esports Team

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that AEV (Atlanta Esports Ventures), a partnership between Cox Enterprises and Nevada-based Province, Inc., will locate the headquarters for Atlanta Reign, a professional esports team based in Atlanta. The facility in Midtown Atlanta will result in the creation of 45 new jobs and an investment of $100,000,000 in the growing esports ecosystem in Atlanta.

Georgia Receives Top Business Ranking for Record-Breaking Seventh Straight Year

Augusta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Georgia’s business climate has been named No. 1 in the nation by Site Selection Magazine, an internationally circulated business publication covering corporate real estate and economic development, for the seventh year in a row. Georgia is the only state that has received the distinction seven consecutive times in the history of Site Selection’s rankings. Governor Kemp made the historic announcement at the Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta, Georgia.

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Kemp Announces Georgia Access Health Waiver

Atlanta, GA - Today Governor Brian P. Kemp joined members of the General Assembly and business leaders to unveil Georgia Access - a Section 1332 state relief and empowerment waiver to the Affordable Care Act. Georgia Access will help lower insurance premiums, introduce greater choice in the private health insurance market, and strengthen small businesses across Georgia.