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Kemp to spend $1.5B in aid to bail out unemployment system
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp speaks to reporters about Georgia's COVID-19 outbreak at the state Capitol in Atlanta. Kemp says that Georgia is making progress in reducing coronavirus infections, but is urging people to get a flu shot in addition to practicing social distancing, wearing masks and washing hands. - photo by Associated Press
ATLANTA – Gov. Brian Kemp announced that he will use $1.5 billion that Georgia got from the federal COVID-19 relief to bail out the state's indebted unemployment system, deciding against passing the money to local governments that could have then used it to give grants to businesses and train workers.
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