Author: Charlie

Another GA State Senator Tests Positive For Covid-19

Senator Kay Kirkpatrick (R-East Cobb) has posted on Facebook that she has a confirmed case of Covid-19. From her page: To all my FB friends, I wanted to let everyone know that I developed a fever last Saturday night, March 15. As a physician, I immediately started self-quarantine with COMPLETE isolation and called my doctor

GA State Senator Brandon Beach Diagnosed With Covid-19

Updated: Senator Brandon Beach discloses he has Coronavirus: State Sen. Brandon Beach (R-Alpharetta) announced this evening that he has tested positive for the coronavirus and is in quarantine at his home for at least the next 14 days. Beach was last at the Capitol for Monday’s special session. “After experiencing a fever and cough, I

Governor Kemp Signs FY20 Amended Budget With Covid-19 Funding

From a press release: Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp signed House Bill 792 – Georgia’s amended fiscal year 2020 budget – with $100 million in emergency funding to address the spread of novel coronavirus and COVID-19. “Over several months, I have worked closely with lawmakers to develop an amended fiscal year 2020 budget that reflects

Georgia Public Schools Closed Until April

Governor Brian Kemp has ordered all Georgia Public Primary, Secondary, and Post Secondary schools closed beginning this Wednesday, March 18th until Tuesday, March 31st. The Governor’s press release is below. Atlanta, GA – In accordance with newly issued federal guidance, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed Executive Order closing all public elementary, secondary, and post-secondary public schools in

Governor Kemp Declares State Of Emergency; General Assembly To Return Monday In Special Session

Following President Trump’s national declaration of a state of emergency due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Governor Brian Kemp this afternoon declared a state of emergency for the State of Georgia. (press release below) Under Georgia law, the legislature must meet to ratify the Governor’s proclamation. As such, the Legislature, despite being on an indefinite break