Gov. Brian Kemp

Kemp Renews Public Health State of Emergency

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced the renewal Public Health State of Emergency for a third time through 11:59 PM on July 12, 2020. Kemp says this declaration plays a critically important role in our battle against COVID-19. He also says that it allows for enhanced partnerships between the...
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Gov. Kemp's New Order Relaxes Restrictions for Childcare Facilities and Businesses

Governor Brian Kemp issued a new executive order that could be a game-changer for some businesses that have closed because of COVID-19. During the state’s coronavirus update on Tuesday, Governor Kemp announced that his new executive order increases the number of people allowed in a single classroom...
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Governor Kemp

Gov. Brian Kemp and State Agencies Provide Coronavirus Response Update

Governor Brian Kemp praised the increase of COVID-19 testing in the state. During a state coronavirus update on Thursday, Kemp proudly made the following announcement, “Georgia ranked 43rd out of 54 states and territories in testing per capita. Today, we are 29th according to the COVID-19 Mapping...
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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp called reopening businesses a “difficult” decision, adding “we cannot continue this way economically.

Coronavirus Cases Still Rising in Georgia

There are 24,349 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 1,000 related deaths (DPH 7pm) in Georgia. Twenty four hours ago there were 23,481 cases and 916 deaths. That's an increase of 868 cases and 84 additional deaths. The cases continue to grow, yet Governor Brian Kemp said during his weekly COVID-19 Update...
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Georgia Faith Leaders Keeping Doors Closed on Sunday

Several local religious leaders are speaking out against Georgia Governor Brian Kemp’s announcement of reopening the state this week. Starting Friday, gyms, bowling alleys, salons, and other indoor facilities can resume operations; restaurants and movie theatres can reopen this coming Monday. The...
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Dr. Bernice King Responds to Gov. Brian Kemp’s Order to Reopen

Dr. Bernice King took to Facebook Live tonight to express her thoughts regarding Georgia Governor Brian Kemp’s order to reopen some businesses in Georgia. Dr. King, who is a member of Kemp's Coronavirus Task Force says that she and other members were unaware of the decision to reopen and she...
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Gov. Kemp Urges Georgians to Stay Home on Easter

As the number of coronavirus cases and deaths in Georgia continues to rise daily, Governor Brian Kemp is urging people to experience religious services using technology. To help prevent the rapid spread of the virus today in a statement, Kemp called on all Georgians to stream religious services...
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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp at the 2020 State MLK Service

Shelter in Place Extended Through April 30, State of Emergency Through May 13

Statewide over 10,000 Georgians have tested positive for the new COVID-19 coronavirus, and more than 350 people have died. To help flatten the curve, during a state coronavirus update, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced today that he extended his shelter-in-place order through April 30. Earlier...
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Flags were ordered flown at half staff as former State Senator Leroy Johnson is remembered in Georgia

Fmr Sen Leroy Johnson 1st Elected Black to Lie in State at GA Capitol

Democrats and Republicans put aside their differences to honor a political trailblazer in Georgia. Former Senator Leroy Johnson served in the Georgia State Senate from 1963 to 1975, making him the first black state senator to be elected to the legislature after reconstruction. No African Americans...
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