Gov. Kemp: Georgia Breaks Jobs Records in August

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today applauded record August job and employment numbers for 2019. Georgia added 20,800 jobs last month, marking the strongest August in the last twenty years and doubling the number of new jobs created in August of 2018. The 20,800 jobs added push Georgia's total job number to a new state record of 4.64 million jobs.

RAI Industrial Fabricators to Build New Facility in Banks County, Create 30 New Jobs

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that RAI Industrial Fabricators, LLC will build a new state of the art steel fabrication facility, creating 30 new jobs and investing $20 million in Martin Bridge.

Gov. Kemp Welcomes Applications for U.S. Senate

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp encouraged all qualified Georgians who want to serve in the U.S. Senate to submit their applications online.

Gov. Kemp: Tyson Foods Expands, Creates 100 Jobs in Mitchell Co.

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp announced today that Tyson Foods has expanded its existing facility in Camilla, creating 100 new jobs with an investment of $34.2 million.

Gov. Kemp Names Seventeen Appointments

Atlanta, GA – On September 17th, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced seventeen (17) appointees to serve on various state boards, authorities, and commissions.

Gov. Kemp Announces Rural Strike Team, Statewide Georgia Made Tour

Atlanta, GA – Along with local and state economic development leaders in Swainsboro, Georgia at Faircloth Forest Products today, Governor Kemp announced the creation of a rural strike team to focus on bringing jobs, investment, and economic development to all corners of the Peach State.

August 2019 Net Tax Revenue Down 2.8%

Atlanta, GA – Georgia’s net tax collections for August totaled roughly $1.75 billion for a decrease of $50.3 million, or -2.8 percent, compared to August 2018 when net tax collections totaled just over $1.80 billion. Year-to-date, net tax revenue collections totaled nearly $3.59 billion for an increase of $5.4 million, or 0.2 percent, compared to FY 2019 after two months.

Gov. Kemp Applauds Record-Breaking Accomplishments of Georgia's Tourism Industry

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today recognized the performance and impact of the state’s tourism industry while attending the 2019 Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference in LaGrange. Hosted by the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and the Georgia Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus, this annual educational and professional development event brought together more than 400 tourism industry professionals from across the state. Visitors in Georgia spent an estimated $31 billion in 2018 – a 4.8% increase over 2017 numbers.

Gov. Kemp Names 17 Appointments

Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced seventeen (17) appointees to serve on various state boards and commissions.

Gov. Kemp Names 10 Appointments

Atlanta, GA – Earlier this week, Governor Brian P. Kemp held swearing-in ceremonies for ten appointees to serve on various state authorities and boards.