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Gov. Kemp Issues Call for Answers from President Biden on Illegal Immigration

  Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today issued the below letter to President Joe Biden demanding a response to questions surrounding the immigration status of the arrested suspect in the murder of Laken Riley and asylum claims of the suspect’s brother. This direct request follows a previous call for information made by Governor Kemp and 24…

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Gov. Kemp, Dnr Announce 2024 Forestry For Wildlife Partners

Gov. Brian and First Lady Marty Kemp and Georgia Department of Natural Resources leaders recognized four corporate forest landowners today for their stewardship and land management practices benefiting wildlife across the state. Forest Investment Associates, Georgia Power, Weyerhaeuser and PotlatchDeltic were named DNR’s 2024 Forestry for Wildlife partners. Coordinated by the agency’s Wildlife Resources Division,…

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Gov. Kemp Announces 85 Appointments to State Boards, Authorities, and Commissions

    Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced the appointment and re-appointment of the following 85 Georgians to various state boards, authorities, and commissions.   Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia Mathews “Mat” Swift earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Georgia and his J.D. from the Walter…

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Gov. Kemp Swears In Lauren Curry as Chief of Staff

    Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Lauren Curry has officially been sworn in as Chief of Staff for the Governor’s Office, making history as the first female to assume the role permanently in the state. A longtime and accomplished public servant, Curry has served in leadership positions in multiple state…

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Governor Brian P. Kemp’s 2024 State of the State Address

    Lt. Governor Jones, Speaker Burns, President Pro Tem Kennedy, Speaker Pro Tem Jones, members of the General Assembly, Constitutional Officers, members of the Public Service Commission, Mayor Dickens, members of the judiciary, members of the consular corps, and my fellow Georgians: Later this year, the people of this state will once again fulfill…

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Gov. Kemp Announces Three Appointments to Superior Courts

    Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced three appointments to Superior Courts across the state, including Mark Hendrix to the Atlantic Judicial Circuit vacancy created by SB 66, Barry Fleming to the Columbia Judicial Circuit vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Judge James Blanchard, Jr., and Alison Sosebee to the Appalachian…

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Gov. Kemp Renews State of Emergency, Extending State Gas Tax Suspension

  Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced he issued an executive order extending the State of Emergency due to ongoing high prices and uncertain economic conditions caused by failed policies coming out of Washington, D.C. This extension continues the suspension of the state’s excise tax on motor and locomotive fuel. The State of…

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Gov. Kemp Extends Gas Tax Suspension Until Nov 11

  Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced he has signed an executive order extending a State of Emergency as a result of ongoing high inflation and uncertain economic conditions caused by the irresponsible policies coming out of Washington, D.C. This renewal continues the suspension of the state’s excise tax on motor and locomotive…

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Gov. Kemp: Georgia No. 1 State for Business for 10th Consecutive Year

Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), today announced that the state achieved an unprecedented milestone: a full decade of business excellence, earning the rank of No. 1 state for business from Area Development magazine for 10 consecutive years. No other state in the nation has achieved this…

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