Brian Kemp

The panel discusses the week in news and politics, including a deep dive into ACCPD’s handling of protesters, and a new poll that shows growing unpopularity in Georgia for President Donald Trump and Governor Brian Kemp.

Kemp, Carr, Raffensperger: Avoid Hurricane Laura Charity Scams

Sep 4, 2020

Today Governor Brian P. Kemp, Attorney General Chris Carr, and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger issued a warning to Georgians to be wary of potential scams seeking donations for Hurricane Laura victims in Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. Evidenced by President Donald Trump’s emergency declarations in these states, many Americans need assistance to recover from storm damage.

Kemp extends COVID-19 orders as cases fall in Georgia

Sep 1, 2020
Madeline Cook / Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Georgia's governor is extending the two main executive orders that govern Georgia's response to COVID-19. Gov. Brian Kemp on Monday signed a 15-day extension of an order mandating requirements on social distancing and bans gatherings of more than 50 people. 

AP Photo/John Bazemore, File

Gov. Brian Kemp is giving lawmakers permission to spend $250 million from Georgia’s rainy day fund to decrease budget cuts in the year beginning July 1.

Bob Andres / Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP

Georgia’s governor and the state school superintendent say they'll ask federal permission to suspend all state standardized testing for a second year. 

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