First Lady Marty Kemp, along with daughters Lucy and Amy Porter (their daughter Jarrett could not attend), joined Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp for a visit to Early County on Wednesday, April 20.
With the backdrop of our Grand Old Lady, the First Family stepped off their tour bus to the greeting of about 400 Georgians anxious to hear about the accomplishments of the recently ended legislative session. It was the largest crowd assembled for an elected official in this community in recent memory.
Groups from Early County schools and Southwest Georgia Academy took advantage of the rare opportunity to see a sitting Governor in person.
As they exited the bus, the Kemp family posed for pictures and took countless ‘selfies’ with those in attendance.
After an introduction by County Commissioner Taylor Bridges, the Governor, First Lady, Lucy and Amy Porter Kemp took to the steps of the west side of the court house to address the crowd.
Kemp reminded those in attendance of the promises he made while campaigning four years ago and explained how he had delivered.
During his first term in office he secured a $5,000 pay increase for teachers and state employees. The income tax rate has decreased and taxpayers have a rebate on the way. Constitutional Carry (carrying without a permit) is the law of the land in Georgia and ours is as strong a pro-life “heartbeat bill” as there is in America.
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