The same judge who refused last year to validate bonds financing a $5 billion Rivian electric vehicle manufacturing plant east of Atlanta now has signed off on the bonds.
Gov. Brian Kemp is escalating his attack on President Joe Biden's electric vehicle policy. Kemp spoke Tuesday at the groundbreaking for a company that got more than $100 million in federal funding to refine graphite for electric batteries. But Kemp says Biden's infrastructure law wrongly puts the government's "thumb on the scale."
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is stepping up to help roll out a network of electric vehicle chargers across the Peach State.
Gov. Brian Kemp is on a mission to make Georgia the undisputed electric vehicle capital of the nation. But the growing industry has also presented a number of challenges to state legislators and agency leaders this year.
A Morgan County judge has ruled against Rivian Automotive, denying the manufacture $15 billion in bonds to finance construction. Residents who oppose the plant are calling it a significant legal win.
A Georgia judge has rejected an agreement that would have provided a huge property tax break to Rivian Automotive. The ruling clouds the upstart electric truck maker's plans to build a $5 billion plant east of Atlanta that would employ 7,500 people.
Monday on Political Rewind: An Atlanta federal judge has rejected Fair Fight Action's claims of voter suppression in the 2018 election. Plus, the Supreme Court's new session starts today amidst low confidence in the institution. And are the future Rivian and Hyundai plants in jeopardy?
Friday on Political Rewind: Partisan politics has paused between Florida Governor DeSantis and the Biden administration in the wake of #HurricaneIan.
Plus a judge handed down a ruling that may mean trouble for Rivian.
And Jimmy Carter celebrates his 98th birthday over the weekend.
Georgia officials are close to finalizing a deal with automaker Hyundai to build a $5.5 billion electric car plant near Savannah.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Has this summer felt hotter than usual? Atlanta has experienced once-in-a-century heat over the past six months. However, as the world battles rising sea levels and increasing CO2 emissions, the Supreme Court limited the power of the EPA to regulate industry into addressing climate change.
Friday on Political Rewind: Our panel of Georgia mayors on the top issues facing their constituents, including school safety following the Uvalde shooting, policing, and a post-pandemic economy.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: Georgians set a new early voting turnout record. Plus, details of the state's $1.5B Rivian deal come to light. And candidates react to a leak of a draft opinion from the Supreme Court suggesting Roe v. Wade will be overturned.
The state of Georgia and local governments will give Rivian Automotive $1.5 billion of incentives to build a 7,500-job, $5 billion electric vehicle plant. That's according to documents the company and state signed Monday.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Gov. Brian Kemp will sign seven education bills into law today. Then this evening he and David Perdue take the debate stage in Savannah. Meanwhile, Perdue is trying to gain ground in a new ad attaching him to Herschel Walker. Meanwhile, Walker's campaign is looking past the GOP primary, to focus on beating Sen. Raphael Warnock.
Former U.S. Sen. David Perdue is building his campaign around Donald Trump and veering to the right as he tries to unseat Republican Gov. Brian Kemp in a May 24 GOP primary.