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Interview: Small Business Owner and Sec. of State Brian Kemp

“I know that you can’t completely run government like a company, but you can bring in business principles and processes.”   On January 16, 2018, former Georgia Secretary of State and small business owner, Brian Kemp, joined Merion West’s Henri Mattila for an interview to discuss his vision for Georgia as he campaigns for Governor….

Letter to the editor: Georgia’s rural communities are struggling to stay afloat

Rural communities throughout Georgia are struggling to stay afloat. With high unemployment rates, limited economic development opportunities and reduced access to quality healthcare, education, and, yes – high speed internet, it’s tough for residents, businesses and organizations in small towns to get ahead.  In the 2018 governor’s race, conservative businessman and Secretary of State Brian…

Kemp addresses Rotary, talks gubernatorial race later

RINCON — Secretary of State Brian Kemp deftly avoided talk of this year’s gubernatorial race while addressing the Rotary Club of Effingham County on Thursday. After the Rotary meeting ended, however, the Republican eagerly discussed his candidacy to succeed Gov. Nathan Deal. “A lot of times, Rotary clubs don’t want you to get into politics…

Kemp proposes adoption reform in stop in Dalton

On his first campaign visit to Dalton in August, Secretary of State Brian Kemp touted his “four-point plan” for Georgia in his bid to become the next governor. On Wednesday, Kemp returned to Dalton and he is beginning to push initiatives he says will make that plan a reality. Kemp said his four points are…

Kemp Introduces Adoption Reform Framework

Today, conservative businessman and Secretary of State Brian Kemp identified adoption reform as a legislative priority by releasing a plan to streamline the adoption process and reduce costs on Georgia families. “National Adoption Awareness Month is coming to a close but adoption reform should be a year-round priority,” said Kemp. “Being pro-life extends beyond protecting…

Adoption Reform

For conservative businessman and Secretary of State Brian Kemp, being pro-life extends beyond protecting an embryo, fetus, or baby in the womb. Kemp supports adoption reform and efforts to streamline the adoption process in Georgia. As governor, Brian Kemp will work tirelessly to ensure that every child has the opportunity to grow, learn, and thrive….

OVER 500 BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS, CIVIC LEADERS, AND MOMS LAUNCH ‘WOMEN FOR KEMP’

Support for conservative businessman and Secretary of State Brian Kemp continues to grow as 500 hardworking business professionals, civic leaders, and mothers launched the campaign’s “Women for Kemp” coalition. Tasked with engaging female voters who back Kemp’s plan to fight for Georgia families, “Women for Kemp” is a fundamental component of the Kemp for Governor…

KEMP RESPONDS TO BOARD OF REGENTS’ LEGAL OPINION ON NATIONAL ANTHEM KNEELING

In response to the Board of Regents’ legal opinion on kneeling during the National Anthem, conservative businessman and Secretary of State Brian Kemp issued the following statement: “Just because you have the right to protest, doesn’t make it right,” said Kemp. “I support the First Amendment Rights of all Georgians but wholeheartedly believe that kneeling during the…

Kemp Applauds Audit Of Special Interest Tax Breaks, Calls For Preservation Of Film Tax Credit

Today, conservative businessman and Secretary of State Brian Kemp applauded an ongoing audit of special interest tax breaks that are costing hardworking Georgians millions of dollars each year. Kemp also called for the preservation of the film tax credit that generates billions in economic revenue while supporting over 25,000 jobs throughout the Peach State. “In Georgia, the special interests…

KEMP TO CONTINUE, EXPAND HOPE CAREER GRANT PROGRAM

Earlier this week, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal proposed an expansion of the HOPE Career Grant program to include aviation, construction, logistics, automotive technology, and electrical line work. In response, conservative businessman and Secretary of State Brian Kemp issued the following statement: “As conservative policies and business-friendly government continue to bring jobs to Georgia, we need…