Text of Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's State of the State Speech
ATLANTA (AP) Text of Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's State of the State speech given on Jan. 25, 2023. Remarks as prepared:
Lt. Governor Jones, Speaker Burns, President Pro Tem Kennedy, Speaker Pro Tem Jones, members of the General Assembly, Constitutional Officers, Mayor Dickens, members of the judiciary, members of the consular corps, and my fellow Georgians:
When I delivered my first State of the State address in this chamber four years ago, little did we know the unprecedented challenges that were before us.
Now, on the other side of my first term, we have overcome each of those challenges, together, and we have risen to the occasion each time change has come.
Speaking of change, each chamber has new leadership than when I began my first term, and I want to congratulate Lt. Governor Jones and Speaker Burns again on their elections, along with the newly elected leaders and appointed committee chairs in both the Senate and House. I also want to congratulate my fellow Constitutional Officers on their recent victories.
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