(TheRedWire.com) – Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has again extended the state’s gas tax suspension to mitigate the effects of “Bidenomics.”
The executive order issued by Kemp states that the suspension will continue to be in effect until the end of the Thanksgiving holiday. The state of emergency for inflation had originally been signed by Kemp in September, and it was renewed last month. The suspension has also been enacted from March 2022 to January 2023, meaning it was in place for a 10-month.
In a statement, the governor added that because of their “responsible” budgeting, they have provided relief to families trying to fight against the effects of Bidenomics. He said he was proud of their actions to allow Georgians to keep money in their pockets. This is why the order will remain in place during the holiday season to increase its impact.
Kemp also thanked the General Assembly for preparing to start a special session where the measure can be ratified.
In Georgia, the gas tax for diesel is set to 35 cents per gallon, while for gas, it is set to 31.2 cents per gallon.
Jon Burns, the Speaker of the House, praised Kemp for his efforts to provide relief to Georgia families. He stated that the General Assembly would continue to work with the governor to ensure that the state’s fiscal policies made the state the “envy of the nation.”
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