Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, center, flanked by Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, left, and House Speaker David Ralston, receives applause after he delivered his first State of the State address Thursday in Atlanta.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, center, flanked by Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, left, and House Speaker David Ralston, receives applause after he delivered his first State of the State address Thursday in Atlanta. Bob Andres AP
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, center, flanked by Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, left, and House Speaker David Ralston, receives applause after he delivered his first State of the State address Thursday in Atlanta. Bob Andres AP

Legislative reporter Maggie Lee began covering the state Capitol in Atlanta for The Telegraph in 2011.