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Kemp extends fuel tax suspension and supply chain state of emergency

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Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed two executive orders extending the supply chain state of emergency and the suspension of the state motor fuel and locomotive fuel tax. These extensions will help curb gas prices in Georgia amid record-high inflation rates and an approaching holiday season.

On this decision, Governor Brian Kemp said, “Alongside our partners in the legislature, we will continue working to ease the burden felt by Georgia's families who deserve to have safe, warm, and prosperous holidays." Since the fuel taxes were temporarily suspended in March 2022, Georgia’s gas prices have remained among the lowest in the country, saving people approximately $950 million.

Both of the executive orders signed today will be effective through December 11, 2022.