Georgians react to Stacey Abrams running for Governor

Stacey Abrams announced earlier today that she would be running for governor of Georgia again. Predictably, the announcement brought jeers from the right and cheers from the left. Abrams has become a household name in both parties, being hailed by one and

Rematch? Stacey Abrams says she’s running for governor again

Democratic rising star Stacey Abrams is running for governor of Georgia, ending speculation about her plans and setting up a likely rematch against embattled Gov. Brian Kemp in a state controlled by Republicans that voted for Democratic candidates in 2020. Abrams announced

Business community backs Brian Kemp’s reelection bid

Georgia’s leading business organization endorsed Gov. Brian Kemp Monday for reelection next year. The Georgia Chamber of Commerce cited the Republican governor’s emphasis on economic issues during his first term in office. “Governor Kemp has made economic growth a priority in Georgia,”

Marjorie Taylor Greene could soon represent parts of Cobb County

Georgians got their first chance to weigh in on a newly proposed Congressional map Wednesday at a pair of legislative committee meetings convened to discuss it a few hours after it was released. If approved by both chambers of the state Legislature and signed

Kemp proclaims November 5th Atlanta Braves Day

The day of the parade celebrating the Atlanta Braves’ victory in the World Series will also be Atlanta Braves Day in Georgia. Gov. Brian Kemp proclaimed Friday, November 5, 2021 as Atlanta Braves Day, encouraging all Georgians to join in celebrating the

Georgia sues Biden administration over vaccine mandates

Georgia has joined six other states in filing a long-threatened complaint against President Joe Biden and other federal agencies over the White House’s COVID vaccine mandates. Gov. Brian Kemp and Attorney General Chris Carr filed the complaint late last week in the

Kemp orders flags to be flown at half-staff to honor Colin Powell

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has ordered flags throughout the state to be flown at half-staff in memory of former Secretary of State Colin Powell. Powell died Monday from complications due to COVID-19. Under Kemp’s order, flags should be flown at half-staff until

Under Biden plan, bank accounts with more than $600 would be monitored

Gov. Brian Kemp followed Georgia business leaders Thursday in criticizing a crucial part of the White House’s proposed tax compliance agenda.  President Joe Biden’s Americans Family Plan includes a tax compliance agenda, which would require banks and other financial service providers to

Brian Kemp teams up with Monica Kaufman Pearson to encourage vaccines

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp have teamed up with beloved Georgia broadcaster, WSB-TV’s Monica Kaufman Pearson, for an important video announcement about the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine. For more information about the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccine and

Fightin’ Words: Kemp and Biden spar over vaccine mandates

The war of words between President Joe Biden and Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp over new White House COVID mandates continued Friday afternoon, with Kemp accusing the administration of playing “pandemic politics.” “Look, the public already doesn’t trust the federal government because of

As Biden mandates COVID vaccines, Kemp threatens to sue

Gov. Brian Kemp quickly vowed to go to court and other Georgia Republicans responded with angry charges of government overreach after President Joe Biden outlined a plan of expansive new federal vaccine requirements to attack the surge of COVID-19. More than 80

Kemp to send more troops to hospitals amid coronavirus surge

Gov. Brian Kemp committed up to 2,500 Georgia National Guard troops Monday to fighting the surge of COVID-19 cases across the state. While the 105 Guard members Kemp deployed to 10 hard-hit hospitals last week were medically trained, the newly assigned troops

Georgia National Guard deployed to hospitals as COVID-19 surges

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp is calling in the National Guard to help ease the strain of a COIVD-19 surge and a nursing shortage on Georgia’s ailing hospitals. Kemp will deploy 105 personnel to hospitals throughout the state. These trained medical personnel will

Four Georgia mayors challenge Kemp on mask mandates

The Democratic mayors of four Georgia cities are asking Gov. Brian Kemp to impose a mask mandate inside state buildings to show he is interested in the health of Georgians as well as the economy. An open letter sent to the Republican

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