As Brian Kemp prepares for his first major speech as governor-elect, State Rep. Renitta Shannon is leading a small boycott of the event.
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As Brian Kemp prepares for his first major speech as governor-elect, State Rep. Renitta Shannon is leading a small boycott of the event.

On Tuesday, governor-elect Brian Kemp will address lawmakers for the first time in a major speech at a conference in Athens.  

But some legislators aren’t ready to accept Kemp as Georgia’s next governor.

 

State representative Renitta Shannon of Decatur, who is also a member of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus, is part of a small group of lawmakers who will boycott the speech.

 

 GPB's Leah Fleming speaks with state representative Renitta Shannon (D-Decatur)

 

GPB's Leah Fleming speaks with represenative Shannon about her decision and her reservations about Kemp being Georgia's top elected official.