Kemp Administration Announces Georgia Made Medical Manufacturing Act

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced the roll out of House Bill 304, the Georgia Made Medical Manufacturing Act, carried by Representative Jodi Lott (R - Evans). One of the Kemp Administration's key initiatives for the 2021 Legislative Session, this bill will incentivize the production of medicines and medical devices in Georgia, limiting the state's need to compete with other states or foreign nations for critical supplies.

Georgia’s Path2College 529 Plan Reaches $4 Billion Savings Milestone, Introduces Lower Plan Fees in 2021

Atlanta, GA – Georgia families have a lot to look forward to in 2021 with a boost to their college savings plan . The Path2College 529 Plan (“P2C”), hit a major milestone as accountholder balances just reached $4 billion in savings. This new milestone comes on the heels of significant reductions to P2C program fees effective January 1, 2021.

KB Autosys to Open Company’s First U.S. Automotive Manufacturing Facility in Meriwether County, Create 180 Jobs

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that KB Autosys, a brake pad supplier, will invest $38 million in opening their first U.S. advanced manufacturing facility in Georgia. The company will create 180 jobs in Meriwether County to meet product demand from several automotive customers in the region, including GM, Hyundai, and Kia Motors.

Georgia Administers 1 Millionth Vaccine

Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian Kemp and Commissioner Kathleen Toomey M.D, M.P.H, announced that Georgia has administered and reported 1,030,872 doses of the coronavirus vaccine, including providing the first shot to over 502,393 seniors. As of this afternoon, Georgia has administered 66% of the total shipment of vaccines from the federal government.

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.