Articles Tagged 'Brian-Kemp'
Kemp signs Georgia ‘police protections’ measure into law
Gov. Brian Kemp signed a proposal into law Wednesday that Republicans pushed to grant police new protections despite stiff opposition from critics who said it… READ MORE
Georgia governor withdraws request for emergency injunction against Atlanta’s mask mandate
Gov. Brian Kemp on Tuesday withdrew his request for an emergency injunction against Atlanta’s mask mandate and other measures focused on fighting the spread of… READ MORE
Kemp’s ban of mask mandates puts Georgia on collision course with its cities
Gov. Brian Kemp for the first time spelled out that cities and counties can’t mandate the use of masks, triggering a furious reaction from local… READ MORE
Georgia governor picks political newcomer for U.S. Senate
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican governor announced Wednesday that he will appoint a wealthy businesswoman to the U.S. Senate, flouting President Donald Trump and highlighting… READ MORE
Gov. Brian Kemp vetoes bill requiring elementary schools to have recess every day
Georgia lawmakers’ attempt to get kids some daily exercise on school playgrounds has been shut down by Gov. Brian Kemp.
Despite research that suggests children… READ MORE
Gov. Kemp to sign ‘Heartbeat Bill’ into law Tuesday morning
ATLANTA – Gov. Brian Kemp will sign the controversial ‘heartbeat bill’ into law Tuesday morning, the governor’s office confirmed to Channel 2 Action News.
The… READ MORE
Georgia governor inks law to replace voting machines
Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation to replace Georgia’s electronic voting machines with a touchscreen-and-paper ballot election system, after a polarizing debate over how to balance… READ MORE
Opponents of Georgia anti-abortion ‘heartbeat’ bill set sights on 2020
The final vote on tough new abortion restrictions had barely been tallied when Democrats rushed from the House chambers armed with a vow to channel… READ MORE
Former Obama official says Georgia gov-elect not ‘normal head of the state’
Georgia Gov.-elect Brian Kemp should not be treated as a “normal head of the state” because of allegations of voter suppression during this month’s election,… READ MORE
Abrams legal team preparing unprecedented challenge in Ga. governor’s race
Stacey Abrams’s campaign and legal team of almost three-dozen lawyers are preparing for legal battle in the Democrat’s race for Georgia governor, an unprecedented challenge… READ MORE