Kemp To Be Inaugurated, Georgia Lawmakers Begin 2019 Session

Jan 14, 2019

Monday will be a very busy day in Georgia politics.

The state legislature will officially begin the 2019 session, which will include tackling the issues of new voting machines, oversight at Atlanta's aiport and medical marijuana.

Gov.-elect Brian Kemp will be sworn into office today after a tumultous campaign against Democrat Stacey Abrams.

Monday also marks the final moments of Gov. Nathan Deal's tenure, who served the state for eight years.

Governor Nathan Deal
Credit gov.georgia

GPB political reporter Stephen Fowler sat down with Leah Fleming to give a preview of all the day's events.

 

You can catch live coverage of today's inauguration on GPB Radio and TV, starting at 1 p.m.