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First Lady Marty Kemp To Host Pet Adoption Day at Governor’s Mansion

Mrs. Kemp has partnered with Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black, and several humane societies, animal shelters, and pet rescues across the state to find permanent homes for animals in need.

Georgia announces Disaster TANF program in 20 counties

Those determined eligible for assistance will receive one lump sum payment for the family size that will equal the sum of four months benefits. 

Fuel Economy Reaches New Record, Manufacturers Meet Greenhouse Gas Standards, EPA Report Shows

Fuel economy for the U.S. fleet continues to improve. Model Year (MY) 2017 vehicle fuel economy was 24.9 miles per gallon, slightly higher than MY 2016, and a record high overall. Since MY 2004, fuel economy and CO2 emissions have improved in eleven out of thirteen years.

U.S. Obtains Over $25 Million in Forfeited Funds as Part of a Successful Effort...

“We will continue to ensure that companies and individuals who contract directly or indirectly with the federal government do not engage in fraudulent business practices at the expense of our nation’s military and the American taxpayer.”

Girl Scouts Beyond Bars

“Children of incarcerated parents are more likely to become incarcerated themselves,” said commissioner Timothy C. Ward of the Georgia Department of Corrections. “The GDC strives to break this cycle by allowing the daughters of incarcerated mothers an opportunity to rebuild their relationship and to learn how to communicate effectively.”

DOR Extends Relief to Farmers and Fishermen

The Georgia Department of Revenue is providing estimated tax penalty relief to farmers and fisherman.

Ga Dept. of Revenue Now Accepting Timber Tax Credits After Legislative Approval

This applies to a specific number of counties.

Treasury: Average Tax Refunds Up 1.3% Percent from 2018

The average refund at this point in the filing season is now up 1.3 percent over last year based on 47.7 million individual returns processed thus far in 2019 compared 49.2 million returns processed in 2018.

Kemp Declares State of Emergency in 3 Counties, Will Tour Storm Damage

Governor Brian Kemp issued an Executive Order declaring a State of Emergency in Grady, Harris, and Talbot Counties on Monday morning to deploy state assistance in the wake of severe thunderstorms, excessive precipitation, and tornadoes.

Attorney General Chris Carr Discusses Myths of Consumer Protections

MYTH 5 - There is a lemon law that protects purchasers on all big-ticket items, including used cars.