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Georgia governor postpones "Georgia Film Day" in Los Angeles

House Bill 481, better known as “the heartbeat bill,” could be one of the reasons Governor Kemp postponed his planned trip to Los Angeles next week. Kemp was set to head west next week for the annual “Georgia Night” event in LA. But the gr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2019

Stacey Abrams Looks Ahead To 2020 Census: "I"m Fighting For The Right To Count"

​Although Stacey Abrams withdrew her bid for Georgia governor Nov. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 22nd, 2019

More brewpubs are popping up in Eastside Atlanta neighborhoods

Breweries and brewpubs have started to pop up more frequently around metro Atlanta ever since former Governor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 85 into law roughly two years ago, which allowed Georgia breweries and distilleries to sell their products di.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2019

Georgia Studio & Infrastructure Alliance announces new leadership team

A group that represents and advocates for Georgia's film and TV industry has announced a new leadership team for the next two years. Beth Talbert, head of Eagle Rock Studios, is the newly elected president of the Georgia Studio & Infrastructure Alli.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

WarnerMedia third studio giant to threaten Georgia boycott over "heartbeat" bill

WarnerMedia has become the third major film studio this week to cast doubt on its future in Georgia if the "heartbeat" anti-abortion bill Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law this month goes into effect. "We will watch the situation closely," read a stat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2019

Major Hollywood studios may reconsider Georgia business over abortion law

The producer of the hit television series "The Walking Dead" and other major Hollywood film and TV studios said on Thursday they would reconsider locating productions in Georgia if a new state law restricting abortions takes effect......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 30th, 2019

Disney CEO says it will be "difficult" to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect

Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the U.S. state......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 30th, 2019

More film companies considering boycotting Georgia over abortion bill

Disney and other film companies announce they are considering boycotting Georgia bec.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 30th, 2019

Disney CEO: Filming in Georgia will be 'very difficult' if abortion law takes effect

Disney CEO Bob Iger said during a Reuters interview that it would be 'very difficult' to film in Georgia if the state's new abortion law takes effect. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 30th, 2019

Disney CEO says it will be "difficult" to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect

Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the U.S. state......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 30th, 2019

Exclusive: Disney CEO says it will be "difficult" to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect

Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many people will not want to work in the U.S. state......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 29th, 2019

Netflix joins Alyssa Milano, Amy Schumer and Jason Bateman in calling out Georgia over abortion ban

But most studios involved in the state’s $9.5 billion film and TV industry are staying out of the fight for now......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2019

#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would.

Amazon show "The Power" and the Kristen Wiig film "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar" announced that they plan to avoid filming in Georgia because of the state's antiabortion bill......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 22nd, 2019

Why Hollywood’s Boycott of the Georgia Film Industry Isn’t Cut and Dried

While some productions pull out in response to the heartbeat bill, .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 14th, 2019

Stacey Abrams expected to announce decision on U.S. Senate bid

Stacey Abrams, last year's Democratic nominee for Georgia governor, will announce today or tomorrow whether she plans to run for the U.S. Senate in 2020, two sources familiar with her plans told ABC News Friday. Abrams has been in the national spotl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 29th, 2019

Stacey Abrams 2020? Here’s Where She Stands

A Senate run in 2020 is looking likely. Stacey Abrams may have lost her 2018 bid for Georgia's governor's .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 12th, 2019

Georgia governor candidate Stacey Abrams is $200,000 in debt. She"s not alone

Stacey Abrams, the Democratic frontrunner in Georgia's governor race, is talking opening about her financial issues......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 25th, 2018

Commentary: My $200,000 Debt Should Not Disqualify Me For Governor of Georgia

If elected, Stacey Abrams would be the first black female governor in the U.S. One of the traditional rites of passage for political candidates i.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 24th, 2018

Film-industry startup hopes to raise $175M in ‘coin’ offering

Gramarye Media, which came out of Georgia Tech’s Flashpoint accelerator, plans to launch an “initial coin offering.".....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 6th, 2018

Georgia"s secretary of state holds a shotgun while talking to a teenage boy trying to date his daughter in new campaign ad

Courtesy of Youtube/Kemp for Governor Georgia's secretary of state Brian Kemp recently released a campaign video in which he speaks to a teenage boy while holding a gun.  The shotgun was to included to show Kemp's support for the second amend.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 4th, 2018

11Alive Poll: Casey Cagle leading all challengers for Governor"s race

Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle sits atop all gubernatorial candidates in a new poll, but the prospects of a July 24 run-off in the crowded GOP field remain likely. With the May 22 Georgia gubernatorial primaries closing in, coverage partner 11Alive New.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2018