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Abrams to Georgians Struggling Through Recession: “Get Real.”

For Immediate Release Tuesday, August 9, 2022 ATLANTA – As Stacey Abrams prepares to release her “economic plan” to implement billions more in state spending with no real plan to pay for it other than raising taxes, today Kemp for Governor is highlighting a February 2009 op-ed for the Athens Banner-Herald that Abrams authored the…

Governor Kemp Joins GOP Governors in Opposing Democrat Tax Hikes

For Immediate Release Thursday, August 4, 2022 ATLANTA – Today Governor Brian Kemp joined a coalition of fellow Republican governors in opposing Washington Democrats’ proposal to raise taxes on the middle class in the midst of a recession created on their watch. You can read the governors’ full statement here. “Joe Biden’s disastrous economic agenda – championed…

Police Benevolent Association of Georgia, a Division of the Southern States Police Benevolent Association, Endorses Governor Kemp in the General Election

For Immediate Release Monday, July 25, 2022 ATLANTA – Today the Kemp for Governor campaign announced the endorsement of the Police Benevolent Association of Georgia, a Division of the Southern States Police Benevolent Association, for the general election. “Governor Kemp has shown great leadership in our state. In these difficult times, he has not made decisions…

Kemp for Governor Releases Two New Ads

For Immediate Release Thursday, July 14, 2022 ATLANTA – Today the Kemp for Governor campaign released a new 30 second television ad and a two minute video highlighting the story of Katherine Bedwell, the wife of fallen Decatur County Sheriff’s Deputy Lieutenant Justin Bedwell. The ads are paid for by Georgians First Leadership Committee and approved…

ICYMI: Gov. Kemp Slams Stacey Abrams for Exorbitant Spending on Private Security While Supporting “Defund the Police”

For Immediate Release Monday, July 11, 2022 ATLANTA – Last week, Governor Kemp slammed Stacey Abrams for spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on private security after it was revealed that she has personally profited from an anti-police organization that advocates for the defunding of law enforcement. Check out the story on Fox News below. Fox…

ICYMI: Gov. Kemp, Law Enforcement Leaders Denounce Abrams’ Support of Defund the Police

For Immediate Release Thursday, June 30, 2022 ATLANTA – This week, Governor Kemp and leaders in law enforcement throughout Georgia joined forces to denounce Stacey Abrams’ active role in advancing the Defund the Police movement. Fox News Digital: Over 100 Georgia sheriffs condemn Stacey Abrams over ‘defund the police’ foundation ties Over 100 sheriffs in the…

Kemp for Governor Announces Additional Staff for General Election

For Immediate Release Thursday, June 30, 2022 ATLANTA – Today Kemp for Governor announced additional staff and personnel changes as the campaign starts the general election in a strong position to keep Georgia red this fall. Collin Cummings, Political Director Collin previously served as the Director of Strategic Operations for Governor Larry Hogan of Maryland. Patrick…

Attorney General Carr, Commissioner King, and Georgia Sheriffs Call on Abrams to Return $52,500 Profited from Defund the Police Organization

For Immediate Release Wednesday, June 29, 2022 ATLANTA – Today Attorney General Chris Carr, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner General John King, Barrow County Sheriff Jud Smith, and Jackson County Sheriff Janis Mangum held a joint press conference condemning Stacey Abrams’ active role in advocating for the Defund the Police movement and soft-on crime policies. The…

Over 100 Georgia Sheriffs Condemn Stacey Abrams’ Support of Defund the Police, Soft-on-Crime Policies

For Immediate Release Monday, June 27, 2022 ATLANTA – Today, 102 sheriffs from across the state released the following joint statement condemning Stacey Abrams’ role in advancing the Defund the Police movement and support of soft-on-crime policies that put Georgia families at risk. “Over the last four years, Governor Kemp and his family stood shoulder to…

Kemp Campaign Calls on Stacey Abrams to Resign from Anti-Police Organization

For Immediate Release Thursday, June 23, 2022 ATLANTA – Today the Kemp for Governor campaign called on Stacey Abrams to resign from the governing board of the Marguerite Casey Foundation, a radical group that has called to “#DefundthePolice” and “#AbolishthePolice” and which, last year, increased its funding to anti-police initiatives with Abrams’ explicit support as a…