A member of the Georgia National Guard works to clean and disinfect hallways and common areas at Provident Village assisted living and memory care home, Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in Smyrna, Ga. There have been no cases among residents or staff there.
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A member of the Georgia National Guard works to clean and disinfect hallways and common areas at Provident Village assisted living and memory care home, Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in Smyrna, Ga. There have been no cases among residents or staff there.

Wednesday on Political Rewind, the coronavirus pandemic is complicating an already arduous budget in Georgia.

The continuing cost of the state response, in addition to a loss of revenue and economic activity, has led Gov. Brian Kemp to last week call for significant cuts to all state agencies. 

And during a visit to Albany, Kemp warned that the Gainesville area could potentially be a new hot spot because 400 poultry workers there have tested positive for COVID-19.

Panelists:

Greg Bluestein – Politics Reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Edward Lindsey – Republican Strategist

State Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver – (D-Decatur)