# State of georgia
Gov. Brian Kemp continues gas tax suspension and supply chain state of emergency
With the current state gas tax suspension set to expire on August 13th, on Wednesday, August 3rd, in order to alleviate the financial crisis placed on Georgians, Governor Kemp signed two executive orders effective until September 12th. As a result of Kemp's extensions, the state's motor fuel excise tax will be suspended along with the suspension of state tax collection on locomotive fuel. Additionally, he renewed the State of Emergency for Supply Chain Disruptions.
Gov. Kemp declares a State of Emergency over issues with the supply chain in Georgia
(State of Georgia) Governor Brian Kemp of Georgia declared a state of emergency in response to continued disruptions in supply chains amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The order became effective on Saturday, April 16th, 2022. The executive order also ensures there will not be any price-gouging as well.
No, not everyone in Georgia can open carry a gun
No, everyone is not able to open carry a gun in Georgia. That is not what the new Georgia gun bill is about. On Tuesday, April 12, 2022, Governor Brian Kemp signed a bill allowing residents to carry concealed firearms without a license. With this newly passed bill, anyone previously qualified for a concealed carry license in Georgia will be able to carry a concealed gun without a permit. During a signing ceremony, Kemp said the new law will allow Georgia citizens to protect themselves without requiring permission from the state government. The state of Georgia has now joined more than 20 states allowing permitless carry.