Gov. Kemp Names Leader of Economic Development Rural Strike TeamGovernor Brian Kemp appointed Brian Marlowe as Rural Georgia’s New Deputy Commissioner. Marlowe will lead the Rural Strike Team Kemp formed last year.
Georgia DPH Recommends Flu Shots To Prevent A 'Twindemic'Governor Brian Kemp gave an update on the COVID-19 pandemic at a press conference on October 7, 2020. He was joined by Georgia Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Kathleen Toomey.
Ivanka Trump, William Barr Help Raise Human Trafficking AwarenessIvanka Trump, President Donald Trump's oldest daughter and one of his top advisers, visited Atlanta today alongside U.S. Attorney General William Barr. The two joined a panel discussion focused on the fight to stop human trafficking in the state and across the country.
COVID-19 Mega Testing Site Opens Near Atlanta AirportA COVID-19 mega-testing site is now open on Sullivan Road near the Atlanta airport, and officials said it has the capacity to test 5,000 people.
Atlanta Mayor Gives COVID-19 Update, Issues New Admin. Orders On Police ReformMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms discusses COVID-19 numbers, police reform measures, public safety and the 2020 Census in the latest press conference on August 5, 2020.
ATL Mayor Discusses COVID-19, Gov. Kemp Lawsuit And Biden CampaignMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms gave an update on a lawsuit Governor Brian Kemp filed against her and members of City Council during an online COVID-19 update on July 23, 2020.
Atlanta Mayor Defies Governor, Doubles Down On City Mask RequirementAtlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms held a virtual conference on July 16, 2020, while recovering from COVID-19, providing an update on her mask requirement and other city matters.
Kemp Declares State of Emergency, Authorizes 1,000 Troops to Protect GeorgiansGovernor Brian Kemp issues an Executive Order declaring a State of Emergency across Georgia and authorizing the activation of as many as 1,000 Georgia National Guard troops.
Gov. Kemp Signs Georgia Budget, Cuts More Than $2 Billion In SpendingGovernor Brian Kemp held a press conference on June 30, 2020, breaking down some of the key highlights of the nearly $2.6 billion state budget he signed amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic for the 2021 fiscal year.
Georgia Governor Signs Historic Hate Crime Bill Into LawGovernor Brian Kemp held a press conference this afternoon announcing he has signed House Bill 426 into law. The bipartisan bill was sponsored by Representative Chuck Efstration and is called the Georgia Anti-Hate Crimes Act.
Reopening Georgia: Gov. Kemp Issues Order - Bars, Night Clubs and Summer Camps PermittedIn a press conference on May 28, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp extended the State of Emergency and announced an Executive Order allowing bars and nightclubs to reopen.
Trump Threatens To Move RNC From North Carolina, Georgia and Florida Governors Extend InvitesWhen President Donald Trump threatened to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina, where it is expected to be held in late August, the governors of Georgia and Florida have offered to host the event.
Georgia Gov. Kemp Addresses Data DiscrepanciesIn a news conference on May 21, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp said while the battle of COVID-19 is far from over, he is encouraged by feedback from state officials regarding efforts to increase testing and stop the virus from spreading.
COVID-19: Gov. Kemp Lists 220+ Companies Providing Critical Coronavirus Supplies To BusinessesGovernor Brian Kemp announced the Georgia Suppliers Interactive Map and List, which includes more than 220 companies providing needed protective supplies in Georgia, an interactive map displaying the locations of these businesses and a tool viewers can use to sort the supplies by category.
COVID-19: Gov. Kemp Says Suspending Road Tests Was Temporary; They're Still Required For Driver's LicensesGovernor Brian Kemp explained the suspension of the road test requirement is only temporary, and teenagers who met other requirements for getting a license will still have to go back and take it.