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.

Gov. Kemp Signs Executive Order Expanding Health Professionals' Eligibility to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today signed an Executive Order to ease requirements and allow more medically trained professionals to safely administer the COVID-19 vaccine.

Governor Kemp Names Appointment to State Board of Pardons and Paroles

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced his appointment of Margaret Ellen Heap to the State Board of Pardons and Paroles. Heap will replace James Mills.

Georgia More Than Doubles Reported Vaccinations for Second Straight Week

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that, for the second straight week, Georgia has more than doubled its number of reported COVID-19 vaccinations. From Monday, January 11, to Monday, January 18, the Georgia Department of Public Health reported an increase from 206,900 to 423,011 vaccines administered.

Gov. Kemp Applauds Georgia Grocery Store Vaccination Partners

Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp thanked the growing team of grocery store and supermarket companies operating in Georgia who are offering COVID-19 vaccinations to their customers. Publix, Kroger, and Ingles, have all started providing limited vaccine appointments at select locations at stores in Georgia.

Governor Kemp Names Appointments to Georgia Ports Authority

Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced four appointees to serve on the Board of Directors for the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), which maintains and operates the Port of Savannah, Port of Brunswick, and other inland port operations throughout the state.

Gov. Kemp Reports 16,000+ Jobs Created During First Half of Fiscal Year

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), today announced that more than 16,000 jobs were created across all regions of the state by economic development projects in Georgia during the first half of fiscal year 2021, generating nearly $6 billion in new investments.