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Atlanta, GA - On May 4, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that SK innovation, a developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles (EVs), will begin construction in July on their second electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility in Jackson County. This announcement is part of the company’s announced $1.67 billion investment in Georgia. When both facilities are complete in 2023, SK innovation will have the capacity to produce batteries for 310,000 electric vehicles per year to help meet consumer demand.
Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that biotechnology company RWDC Industries will invest $260 million in expanding its operations into Athens-Clarke County. This innovative development will create 200 jobs.
Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced there are currently sixty-six active COVID-19 specimen collection sites across Georgia. The state added nineteen sites in the past eleven days, including one-day-only sites, with plans to open additional sites in the coming days.
Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced the largest shipment of personal protective equipment to date has been distributed by the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) in cooperation with the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH).
Atlanta, GA - Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced his selection of Ben Miller, Jr. to fill a vacancy on the Superior Court of the Griffin Judicial Circuit. Miller will fill the vacancy created by Mack Crawford's resignation.
Atlanta, GA - Today Governor Brian P. Kemp applauded the many public health officials, frontline healthcare workers, private sector and university partners who are working around the clock to ramp up COVID-19 testing in Georgia. Over the last week, Georgia more than doubled the number of tests reported in the previous week.
Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp, Dr. Kathleen Toomey, and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) urge all Georgians to continue to follow safe daily habits to reduce our risk of exposure to COVID-19 and keep the virus from spreading. Wear a face covering in public settings, practice social distancing, and wash your hands frequently.
Atlanta, GA - The Governor's Coronavirus Task Force Community Outreach Committee, co-chaired by Dr. Bernice King and Leonardo Smith, has partnered with the Georgia Department of Public Health and DeKalb County Board of Public Health to establish free testing at a pop-up site at the House of Hope in Decatur this Monday, May 4, 2020.
Atlanta, GA - Today Governor Brian P. Kemp signed Executive Order 4.30.20.01 and issued the following statement:
Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Batter Up Foods’ sister company, SatisPie, will invest up to $34 million as it expands its product offerings to include waffles and pancakes for businesses across North America. Headquartered in Rochester, New York, this marks the company’s first location in Georgia, which will ultimately create 162 jobs.