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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp names first black women to lead state revenue, technology agencies

ATLANTA -- Gov. Brian Kemp has appointed two black women to head Georgia’s revenue and technology agencies, the first to hold those posts in the state’s history. Robyn Crittenden becomes the new commissioner at the state Department of Revenue, effective July 1. She will succeed interim Commissioner Frank O’Connell, who took over the role when David Curry resigned at the beginning of this month.
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Unfairly Maligned Brian Kemp Is the Model GOP Governor

I first interviewed Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp in August of 2019. At the time, he had taken office just eight months before, and, as I sat across from him, he outlined his various priorities for the more than three years still remaining in his first term. There was a sense of optimism that summer for both Kemp and the state’s Republican Party, which at the time held every statewide elected office and prided itself on pushing pro-business policies that had driven an influx of new arrivals to Georgia from other states, including from tax-heavy ones in the Northeast.

Governor Brian Kemp talks state economy

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp joined WDUN's "The Martha Zoller Show" Monday to talk about the state's economy coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic and recent threats made against Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. Click play on the audio above for the full interview.
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Local Matters: Georgia Governor Brian Kemp booed at state's GOP convention

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp was booed by supporters of former President Trump during a speech at the state's GOP convention. Many still hold him accountable for refusing to accept Mr. Trump's baseless claims of election fraud in Georgia. The state's top election official was censured at the convention for the same reasons. Greg Bluestein, a political reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" to discuss.
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Gwinnett Tech, Gov. Brian Kemp break ground on new computer information systems, cybersecurity education building

Gwinnett Technical College’s new Computer Information Systems, Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies Building was touted as a game changer by Gov. Brian Kemp and college President D. Glen Cannon on Monday. The governor, Gwinnett Technical College officials and local leaders broke ground for the new building, as well as the expansion...
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Georgia governor Brian Kemp faces sustained boos at GOP convention after refusing to overturn election results for Trump

Georgia's Governor Brian Kemp was greeted with a chorus of boos when he took the stage at the state's Republican convention, evidence that conservative voters still have not forgiven him for not overturning the 2020 election result in favour of Donald Trump. Maya Prabhu, a reporter with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reported that Mr Kemp spoke for 30 seconds before the jeers died down enough for the press to hear him. Despite their disdain, she reported that the crowd did cheer when Mr Kemp bragged that Georgia was the first state to reopen during the pandemic. Mr Kemp called for...
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Gov. Brian Kemp draws boos from GOP faithful at Jekyll Island convention

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. — The divisions among Georgia Republicans after the 2020 election are being laid bare at the party's annual convention. On Saturday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp was booed for his role in certifying President Joe Biden’s victory over former President Donald Trump. Kemp’s supporters tried to drown out the taunts, and Kemp pleaded for party harmony heading into the 2022 elections.