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NEWS BLOG: Kemp snipes at Bottoms over COVID-19 response

NEWS BLOG: Kemp snipes at Bottoms over COVID-19 response

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp released a statement Friday evening in response to Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms' new executive order reverting the City of Atlanta back to Phase I of the coronavirus reopening plan. Below is Kemp's statement: "Mayor Bottoms' action today is merely guidance - both non-binding and legally unenforceable. As clearly stated in the Governor's executive order, no local action can be more or less restrictive, and that rule applies statewide. Once again, if the Mayor actually wants to flatten the curve in Atlanta, she should start enforcing state restrictions, which she has failed to do. We ask…
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