A bicycle rider pedals past the Master Groom Barber Salon in the 300 block of Decatur Street on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Gov. Brian Kemp has defended rolling back restrictions on small businesses such as barber shops and hair salons despite federal health officials and many mayors of Georgia cities warning that it is too soon to relax measures meant to quell the coronavirus pandemic. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM
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An in-depth look at Gov. Kemp’s decision to reopen Georgia


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Greg Bluestein and AJC reporter Tamar Hallerman discuss Gov. Brian Kemp's decision to allow some businesses to reopen on April 24.

On Monday, April 20, Gov. Brian Kemp announced plans to reopen Georgia businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic. In this episode of Politically Georgia, host Greg Bluestein and AJC Washington correspondent Tamar Hallerman discuss the decision, the reaction and the fallout that marked a busy few days in Georgia politics.

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