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Governor Outlines Legislative Priorities at State Chamber Event


Summarized by the Alliance for Fort Gordon
Published January 14, 2022

Gov. Brian Kemp touted Georgia’s unprecedented economic success during a global pandemic and highlighted several proposals his office would put forward during the 2022 legislative session at the Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s annual Eggs and Issues legislative preview event Wednesday morning.

The governor announced his administration’s plans to provide a $1.6 billion tax refund that will impact all Georgia taxpayers, introduce legislation to exempt retirement income for veterans residing in the Peach State, and ensure at least 90% of tuition for HOPE Scholarship recipients at all public post-secondary education institutions is covered by the scholarship program.

On his administration’s plan to provide a $250 refund to single tax filers and $500 to those filing jointly, the governor said:

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