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Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Preci-Dip, a Swiss manufacturer of electronic connector pins, will open its first U.S. production facility in Bryan County. The company will invest a total of $13.6 million in this project, creating 100 new jobs.
Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Amazon will open a new fulfillment center in Gwinnett and DeKalb counties, creating 1,000 new jobs.
Atlanta, GA - Georgia’s June net tax collections totaled roughly $2.12 billion for an increase of $146 million, or 7.4%, compared to June 2018 when net tax collections totaled nearly $1.98 billion.
Atlanta, GA – On July 1, 2019, Governor Brian P. Kemp appointed former Congressman Bob Barr to the Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC). Based on O.C.G.A. § 15-1-21, the JQC has ten members with three on a hearing panel and seven on an investigative panel. Barr succeeds Edward Tolley on the investigative panel for a term ending on June 30, 2021.
Atlanta, GA – On Saturday, June 29 from 9 AM to 12 PM at the Governor's Mansion, First Lady Marty Kemp will host a pet adoption day for rescue cats and dogs. Mrs. Kemp has partnered with nineteen humane societies, animal shelters, and rescues from across the state to help find homes for these animals.
Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the State of Georgia successfully sold $1.03 billion in three different series of general obligation bonds to fund new construction projects and equipment, make repairs and renovations to existing facilities, and refund outstanding bonds to achieve debt service savings.
Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that GE Appliances (GEA), a Haier company, is significantly expanding its operations in Georgia through three significant investment and job growth initiatives in the state. The initiatives include $43 million invested in the company’s Roper Corporation facility in Walker County, creating 100 new jobs; a $32 million investment to build a new Southern Logistics Center that will create 100 new jobs in Murray County; and a new $55 million smart warehouse, creating 100 new jobs in Jackson County.
Atlanta, GA - Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Wayfair, one of the world's largest online destinations for the home, will create 500 jobs and invest more than $8 million in a customer support facility in Athens.
Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced two appointments, selecting Tadia D. Whitner to serve on the Gwinnett Judicial Circuit Superior Court and Jessica M. Simmons to serve as Deputy Commissioner at the Georgia Department of Revenue.
Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced Georgia was awarded a Gold Shovel by Area Development Magazine for generating the most jobs and investment in the United States for the eight to twelve million population category.