Political Rewind: Kemp signs education bills; Perdue and Kemp head back to debate stage
Donna Lowry — Host, GPB’s Lawmakers
Leroy Chapman — Managing editor, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Stephen Fowler — Political reporter, GPB News
1. Gov. Brian Kemp to sign various education bills into law today.
- The legislation is the result of a GOP-led effort to limit how teachers can talk about so-called "divisive topics," like history, race and gender identity.
2. Kemp and former Sen. David Perdue take the debate stage again tonight in Savannah.
- The debate will be televised live on stations owned by Gray Television, including WTOC in Savannah, WRDW in Augusta, WGCL in Atlanta, WTVM in Columbus and WALB in Albany.
- The debate will be livestreamed on those stations' websites.
- The Rivian manufacturing factory deal may be a sticking point in tonight's debate.
- Perdue has been critical of the state's business with the electric vehicle manufacturer.
3. A new ad attaches Perdue to Herschel Walker.
- The poll also showed Kemp may avoid a runoff against former Sen. David Perdue in the gubernatorial primary.
- Kemp is leading Perdue with 53% of the vote in the Republican primary election.
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