Gov. Kemp Holds Swearing-In Ceremonies for Six Executive Appointees

Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp conducted swearing-in ceremonies for six executive appointees at the Georgia State Capitol.

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Gov. Kemp Signs School Bus Safety Law

Atlanta, GA - At 8:45 AM, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed Senate Bill 25 - his first as Georgia’s 83rd Governor - into immediate effect to improve school bus safety for families and children across the Peach State.

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Gov. Kemp, State Leaders Announce Smartphone App for Youth in Crisis

Atlanta, GA - Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp, First Lady Marty Kemp, and state officials announced a new mobile application to support the Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL), a 24/7 hotline offering free and confidential access to services for mental illness, substance use disorders, and intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Gov. Kemp Leads on Health Care with Patients First Act

Atlanta, GA - Today, the Patients First Act (SB 106) was introduced in the Georgia State Senate by Governor Kemp's Floor Leader, Senator Blake Tillery (R - Vidalia).

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Gov. Kemp Names Members to Georgians First Commission

Atlanta, GA - Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced eighteen (18) appointments to the Georgians First Commission, a task force created by executive order on his first day in office. The commission will review state regulations, policies, and procedures to streamline government, remove inefficiencies, and secure Georgia’s place as the top state for small business in the country.

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Gov. Kemp Appoints Shawnzia Thomas to Lead Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity

Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp appointed Shawnzia Thomas as Executive Director of the Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity (GCEO), which protects individuals in public employment from discrimination based on an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age and secures compliance with federal and state fair housing laws.

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January State Revenue Report

Atlanta, GA – The State of Georgia’s net tax collections for January totaled $2.25 billion, for a decrease of $314.1 million, or -12.2 percent, compared to January 2018, when net tax collections totaled roughly $2.57 billion. Year-to-date, net tax collections totaled $14.07 billion, for an increase of $202.8 million, or 1.5 percent, compared to the previous fiscal year, when net tax revenues totaled $13.87 billion.

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Gov. Kemp Appoints Judicial Nominating Commission

Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced twenty-five (25) appointments to the Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC), which makes recommendations to the Governor to fill vacancies in state, superior, and appellate courts in Georgia. Mark Middleton, Vincent Russo, and Shannon Wallace will serve as Co-Chairs of the Commission, with Russo serving as Administrative Co-Chair.

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Boehringer Ingelheim To Create 225 Jobs, Invest Over $120 Million in Georgia

Atlanta, GA – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA Inc., a leading animal health company, will create 225 jobs and invest more than $120 million in Gwinnett, Clarke, and Hall counties. The company has located its North American headquarters in Duluth, creating 75 new jobs; is adding more than 100 new jobs at its manufacturing and R&D facility in Athens; and more than 50 jobs at the company’s Gainesville manufacturing facility.

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Governor Kemp and First Lady Join the End It Movement

(Atlanta, GA) – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp join individuals across the world in the #EndItMovement to shine a light on modern day slavery and fight to eliminate sex trafficking in the State of Georgia.

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