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Atlanta, GA – The State of Georgia’s net tax collections in the first month of fiscal year 2020 totaled roughly $1.83 billion for an increase of $55.7 million, or 3.1%, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled almost $1.78 billion. July’s gross tax revenue receipts totaled $2.48 billion for an increase of $71.9 million, or 3%, over July 2018.
Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp held swearing-in ceremonies for twenty-one (21) appointees to serve on the Board of Commissioners of the Sheriffs' Retirement Fund, Board of Corrections, Board of Economic Development, Georgia Council for the Arts, and the Savannah-Georgia Convention Center Authority Board.
Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today the University System of Georgia (USG) was recognized nationally as the 2019-2020 Exceptional Agency by the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO). This Award of Excellence recognizes leadership, dedication, and innovation in state higher education policy and administration.
Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp appointed fourteen people to various boards, commissions, and authorities.
Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp appointed Walter W. Davis to serve as the first state-wide business court judge. The Georgia State-wide Business Court was approved by Georgia voters in the November 2018 election and codified with bipartisan support in the 2019 legislative session.
Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp held swearing-in ceremonies for nine appointments to various boards and commissions.
Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp is proud to announce that the Georgia Lottery has transferred its fiscal year (FY) 2019 profits - a total of $1,207,369,000 - to the State Treasury’s Lottery for Education Account, marking the largest annual transfer in the Georgia Lottery’s 26-year history. Now, the total funds raised for education amounts to more than $21 billion.
Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Kroger, one of the nation’s leading grocery retailers, and Ocado Solutions – a company specializing in cloud, robotics, and IT for retailers – will join forces to build a new Kroger distribution facility in Forest Park, creating 410 jobs and investing $121 million.
Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp appointed Sandra H. Taylor to serve as Troup County Solicitor General. The position was vacated following Nina Markette Baker's appointment to the Superior Court of the Coweta Judicial Circuit.
Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Stitch Fix, the leading online personal styling service, will open a new distribution center in Lithia Springs, creating over 900 new jobs in the next few years.