ICYMI: Governor Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp Help Prepare Students and Educators for Great Start to School Year

Atlanta, GA – In case you missed it, Governor Brian Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp have been hard at work with education partners this summer. Through wise investments and policies that empower families while supporting teachers, students and faculty will return to the classroom stronger and safer than ever for the first full school year not impacted by distanced or remote learning. When it comes to protecting Georgia children and their bright futures, the Kemp Administration is moving full steam ahead.

 

Gov. Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp Visit Henry County Teachers to Kick Off New School Year, Announce Statewide Back-to-School Supplement

McDonough, Georgia – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp visited Ola High School in Henry County to share well wishes as teachers and faculty prepare to welcome kids back to school next week. During his address, Governor Kemp announced a new award, the "Back-to-School Supply Supplement," through the Governors Emergency Education Relief Program to support a safe, complete return to in-person learning and educators who are still grappling with pandemic-driven learning loss in the classroom.

Gov. Kemp Provides Update on Success of Teacher Pipeline Initiatives

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today provided an update on the success of his administration's teacher pipeline initiatives.

Gov. Kemp: Georgia Lottery Reaches Milestone $25B Generated for Education in Georgia

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp is excited to announce the Georgia Lottery Corp. has raised $25 billion for education in the State of Georgia since its inception in 1993. These funds have allowed thousands of Georgians to receive essential early learning and provided the opportunity for higher education through the HOPE Scholarship.

Gov. Kemp: GOP Governors Respond to President Biden Taking Credit for Lower Gas Prices

Atlanta, GA – Today, the governors of Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas united in providing a response to President Biden's statement in which he celebrated the decline in gas prices in their respective states:

Gov. Kemp: Copper Foil Manufacturer Denkai America to Locate New Manufacturing Facility, North American Headquarters in Richmond County

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Denkai America, the only North American manufacturer of high-quality electrodeposited (ED) copper foil used in printed electronics, will locate its new manufacturing facility and North American Headquarters in Richmond County. The company’s initial investment will be $150 million to establish an ED copper foil production facility, with a focus on electric vehicle (EV) battery foil, on a 115-acre site, with a goal to invest a total of $430 million and create 250 new jobs over the next five years.

Gov. Kemp, General Carden Announce SK Battery America to Become 'Work for Warriors' Partner

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian Kemp today joined Georgia National Guard Adjutant General Tom Carden, Georgia Commissioner of Veterans Service Colonel (Ret.) Patricia Ross, Georgia Department of Economic Development Commissioner Pat Wilson, and SK Battery America CEO Timothy Jeong to announce the lithium-ion electric vehicle battery manufacturer will partner with the Guard’s Work for Warriors Georgia program as they continue hiring at the company’s Commerce, Georgia, facility. To kick off the effort, SK Battery America (SKBA) will hold a military and veteran-focused hiring fair on Saturday, July 23.

Gov. Kemp: Rural Economic Development Strategy Yields Major Success, Seven Georgia Communities Rank Among Top Performing in Nation

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp's rural economic development strategy is yielding major results for hardworking Georgians in communities all across the Peach State.

Gov. Kemp Names 93 Board, Council, and Authority Appointments

Georgia Ports Authority

William D. McKnight, Philip Wilheit, Jr., and Joel O. Wooten were reappointed.

Gov. Kemp Announces Appointment to Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit Superior Court

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that he has appointed The Honorable Nora Polk to fill a vacancy on the Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit Superior Court. The vacancy was created by the resignation of The Honorable Linda Warren Hunter, effective January 1, 2022.