Despite narrowly backing Joe Biden and electing two Democratic senators in 2020, Georgia is far from a blue state.
The governor said that the "...surplus funds should be sent back to the hard-working men and women who keep our state moving forward."
The Georgia Republican governor called the president's agenda an "assault on election integrity."
Georgia Gov. Kemp proposed increasing state employee and teacher annual salaries after the state found itself on pace to collect $1 billion more than budgeted.
"Kemp gave himself power to raise unlimited campaign funds, while challengers have to play by different rules," challenger David Perdue tweeted on Friday.
The governor is expected to deliver remarks on Wednesday in support of a new bill that will revoke the requirement to have a license when carrying a gun.
Governor Brian Kemp said the money could provide hospitals in the state, where 80% of ICU spots are now filled, with up to 1,000 more workers for 13 weeks.
GOP mainstreamers fear Trump's obsession with the 2020 election and brash style will hurt the party in the midterms—and in 2024 as well.
A US-Bookies spokesperson said that at the moment, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley has the most favorable odds of all of Trump's endorsements.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp threw his support behind a bill that would add Juneteenth to the state's list of mandatory holidays for state employees.
The betting aggregator website US-Bookies.com gave Perdue a 58.8 percent chance of winning the election.
The former senator has been vocal about believing the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump.
U.S. District Judge J.P. Boulee allowed for eight lawsuits against Georgia's new election to move forward, but several are similar and he may consolidate them.
"This should be a huge additional wake-up call to national GOP leaders and candidates as to the political might of Trump," said Matt Towery of InsiderAdvantage.
Abrams' comments came from upcoming interview from three-time NBA champion Stephen Curry's new podcast Fifteen Minutes from Home.
Former President Donald Trump endorsed Perdue in a statement Monday night that also criticized Kemp's stance on "election integrity."
Perdue's entry into the race intensifies the Republican primary in a state that flipped blue in last year's elections.
Betfred and BetOnline believe a Republican is likely to win next year's election, while Betway believes Stacey Abrams is still the favorite.
David Perdue lost his Georgia Senate seat in a runoff against Democrat Jon Ossoff in January.
Perdue is expected to announce a bid in the Republican primary against Kemp on Monday after being recruited to do so by former President Donald Trump.
Recent polls suggest the Democratic activist faces a tough campaign in her second bid for the office.
Abrams, who served as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives between 2007 and 2017, narrowly lost to Brian Kemp in 2018, by about 55,000 votes.
If Abrams is successful in 2022, she will become the first Black governor of Georgia and the first Black woman to serve as a governor in the United States.
Abrams lost to Kemp in their contentious 2018 race by fewer than 60,000 votes and initially refused to concede amid allegations of voter suppression.
"If his name weren't Victor Hill, your honor, we wouldn't be here," defense attorney Lynsey Barron said in a hearing on a request to dismiss the indictment.
The Georgia Republican found 4 percent of her constituents thought their votes wouldn't count.
Byung Jin Pak said the former president believed that he was a "Never Trumper" and wanted to "fire" him.
"Stacey, would you like to take his place?" Trump asked at a Georgia rally Saturday evening. "It's OK with me."
The former president hasn't yet endorsed any of Brian Kemp's challengers for the 2022 gubernatorial nomination.