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

#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

America’s First Black Woman Governor or a Gun-Loving, Anti-Immigrant Republican? Georgia’s Choice in November

Stacey Abrams won her primary in Georgia Tuesday night, bringing her that much closer to becoming the country's first black female governor......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 22nd, 2018

Stacey Abrams wins Georgia Democratic gubernatorial primary, becoming the state"s first woman nominated for governor by any major party

AP Photo/John Amis S.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 22nd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Stacey Abrams eyes history after win in Georgia gubernatorial primary

Stacey Abrams won Georgia’s Democratic primary for governor Tuesday, setting her up for a general election in which she is bidding to become the nation’s first black woman elected governor......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2018

Who Is Stacey Abrams? Georgia"s First Black Woman to Be Nominated for Governor

"Tonight's victory was only the beginning," Stacey Abrams declared......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 23rd, 2018

Georgia Dems give progressive Stacey Abrams, a shot at being its first black, female governor

AP Photo/John Amis Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 23rd, 2018

Georgia Dems give progressive Stacey Abrams a shot at being its first black, female governor

AP Photo/John Amis Georgia Democrats gave Atlanta lawyer Stacey Abrams a chance to become the first black female governor in American history on a primary night that ended well for .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 23rd, 2018

How Stacey Abrams" "black girl magic" got her the nomination for Georgia governor

    John Bazemore/Associated PressSee t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 26th, 2018

California tax credits draw ‘Good Girls’ away from Georgia

For the first time since California expanded its film and television tax program to draw runaway production back to the state, a television show has opted to leave Georgia and its rich incentives for the Golden State. NBC’s “Good Girls,” whic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 2nd, 2018

Gov. Deal endorses Casey Cagle

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. That was Gov. Nathan Deal's argument behind his decision Monday to endorse Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle to succeed him in the governor's office in January. Deal told reporters at the Georgia Capitol that he thinks highly o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

Brian Kemp wins Republican nomination for governor

Buoyed by an endorsement from President Donald Trump and a critical mistake by his opponent, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp won the Republican gubernatorial nomination Tuesday in a landslide......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump-backed Brian Kemp wins Georgia GOP runoff for governor

Republican voters chose Trump favorite Brian Kemp over Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle in the Georgia gubernatorial primary runoff Tuesday, picking a social conservative over a favorite of the GOP establishment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 25th, 2018