Kemp says more budget cuts for state agencies unlikely

Gov. Brian Kemp indicated Thursday he does not expect to call for deep budget cuts again after state-funded agencies slashed spending this year to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic in Georgia. Speaking at Bridgestone Golf in Covington, Kemp said his administration does not “see a need for across-the-board cuts again this coming year” after state lawmakers squeezed agency budgets by about $2.2 million starting July 1.

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