Georgia Expands CAPS Child Care Program To Add 10,000 More ChildrenGovernor Brian Kemp announced plans to extend the CAPS Child Care program to 10,000 more children, effective November 1, 2021, using American Rescue Plan funds.
Gov. Kemp, Atlanta Refugee Groups Respond To Afghanistan Suicide BombingsGovernor Brian Kemp responded to the suicide bombings and withdrawal efforts in Afghanistan, as organizations in Atlanta support refugee evacuation efforts.
Gov. Kemp Addresses Hospital Staffing Shortages, Vaccine HesitancyGovernor Brian Kemp is laying out additional steps to help Georgia hospitals and encouraging state employees and the public to get vaccinated.
Georgia Unemployed Workers March In Protest Against Labor Commissioner Butler, Governor KempThe Unemployed Workers Assembly marched from the Georgia Chamber of Commerce to the Department of Labor protesting the ongoing closure of DOL offices, the decision to stop pandemic unemployment checks and other labor issues.
U.S. Senate Committee Holds Hearing In Atlanta On Georgia's Voting LawThe U.S. Senate Rules Committee met in Atlanta during its first field meeting in more than 20 years to hear testimony against Georgia's new voting law. The hearing was held at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.
Gov. Kemp, GBI Form Law Enforcement Partnerships To Combat Georgia Street GangsGovernor Brian Kemp and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation gave an update on the GBI Gang Task Force's two-year effort to combat street gangs.
Suspended Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill Is Still Collecting A PaycheckKemp suspended Hill after a commission found Hill's indictment adversely affects the administration of the sheriff's office
Metro Atlanta Schools Revisit Face Mask Requirements After Executive OrderMetro Atlanta school systems are reviewing their face mask procedures following Governor Brian Kemp's Executive restricting school districts from requiring them.
Georgia Fuel Shortage Continues As Colonial Pipeline Restarts OperationsColonial Pipeline restarted its operations after a cyber attack forced the company to shut down its pipeline, causing a fuel shortage in several states, including Georgia.
Gov. Kemp Reflects On Key 2022 FY Budget Items During Statewide TourGovernor Brian Kemp’s Statewide 2022 Budget Tour took off at Epps Aviation in Atlanta. The tour included stops in Columbus, Valdosta and Augusta.
'A Birthday Present To Ahmaud': Georgia's Citizen's Arrest Law Is RepealedOn May 10, 2021, Governor Brian Kemp signed HB 479 into law, revoking Georgia's Citizen's Arrest law.
Kemp Rolls Back COVID RestrictionsGeorgia Gov. Brian Kemp issued an executive order effective April 8, 2021 that roll back remaining COVID-19 restrictions in Georgia.
Park Cannon Won't Be Charged: Fulton County DAGeorgia state Rep. Park Cannon will not be charged with 2 felonies stemming from her arrest while protesting the state's new election law
Arrested Georgia Lawmaker Park Cannon Faces Felony Charges, Speaks PubliclyState Representative Park Cannon (D-District 58) described the moment officers arrested her at the State Capitol. State police charged Cannon with two felonies after she knocked on Governor Brian Kemp’s door during a bill signing.
Georgia's Vaccine Supply To Increase, Judges And Courtroom Staff Now EligibleGovernor Brian Kemp announced judges and courtroom staff are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, as court cases continue piling up.