Governor Brian Kemp

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says the state has seen an increase in COVID vaccinations since a rise in infections fueled by the delta variant of the virus. But he said Friday that some people may never be willing to take the shots, and he reiterated his opposition to COVID-related mandates.

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Republican Governor Brian Kemp has more than $9 million on hand more than a year before the 2022 general election. The incumbent reports having raised nearly $4 million from Feb. 1 through June 30. Kemp has raised nearly $12 million since the beginning of 2020.

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The U.S. Department of Justice is suing Georgia over its new voting law, Georgia’s Election Integrity Act, S.B. 202.

Governor Brian Kemp responded to that federal lawsuit during a press conference Friday.

Gov. Kemp Issues Statement in Response to U.S. Department of Justice Lawsuit

Jun 25, 2021
Office of Governor Brian Kemp


Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit in opposition to Georgia’s Election Integrity Act, S.B. 202.

Gov. Brian Kemp

Paid parental leave is now a reality for Georgia state employees. Gov. Brian Kemp signed HB 146 into law Wednesday afternoon. The legislation affects some 245,000 state employees and teachers.

"We are sending a strong, clear signal that Georgia values every business, every company, and job creator. But we also value each other, and every worker."

Kemp says the new law strengthens support for Georgia workers.