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Coronavirus Updates and Resources In the wake of COVID-19, Mississippi worked quickly to respond and execute a data-driven, measured strategy to protect public health. With everyone doing their part to combat this pandemic, our state is moving forward to rebuild our economy and emerge stronger together. LEARN MORE About Governor Tate Reeves As the 65th Governor of Mississippi, Tate Reeves continues to build on his strong record as a conservative leader who fights to guard taxpayers’ dollars, improve educational opportunity, and grow new careers so that our state’s best and brightest can raise their families and thrive here at home. ABOUT GOV. REEVES Quick
While Mississippi has been hit hard this year with one historic natural disaster after another, our state’s response team has quickly jumped into action every time to save lives and livelihoods across our state. LEARN MORE

For All Mississippi

It was my greatest honor to be sworn in as Mississippi’s 65th Governor on January 14, 2020.

Standing before all of Mississippi, I promised that this administration would be an administration for all Mississippi. That I would defend the loving culture that underpins our quality of life and work to grow an economy that lifts all of our families. I am determined to honor that promise.

I am asking today for you to join me in that mission. We must care about each other enough to overcome our differences. We must be faithful to each other enough to outlast our shortcomings. And we must be committed to each other enough to raise our expectations.

When I took that first oath of office as State Treasurer in 2003, I did not know how long my service would last. All I knew is that you, the people of Mississippi, had demonstrated a faith in me that I might never be able to meet.

I have never underestimated your trust. I have never forgotten the oath to pursue service with the help of our God. And I will wake up every day working to bring us together to make our state be all it can be. Work that will be done by all of Mississippi.

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Key Initiatives: Education


For the past decade, Governor Reeves has fought to improve Mississippi’s education system. As a result, Mississippi has been a shining example in recent years that smart, conservative policies work in education.

Key Initiatives: Public Safety and Criminal Justice

Public Safety and Criminal Justice

Public safety is essential for a society to thrive and prosper, which is why Governor Reeves has made the safety of Mississippians and criminal justice reform top priorities throughout his time serving our state.

Key Initiatives: Healthcare


States across the country are looking to Mississippi and trying to replicate our success in implementing innovative telehealth technology. 

Key Initiatives: Workforce Development

Workforce Development

The bedrock of a successful economy is a skilled workforce that can adapt to evolving industry trends and attract new businesses.

Key Initiatives: Economic Growth

Economic Growth

A strong economy is a core foundation of a healthy society. Since first taking public office in 2004, Governor Reeves has worked tirelessly to craft sensible policies that will grow Mississippi’s economy and improve the quality of life for all Mississippians.

News From Governor Reeves

Military Spouse Appreciation Day | May 22

Governor Tate Reeves has proclaimed the date of May 22, 2021, as Military Spouse Appreciation Day, and urges all citizens, businesses, and government leaders to observe the day with appropriate ceremonies and activities that honor, support and thank military spouses.

Hurricane Preparedness Week | May 9-15

Governor Tate Reeves has proclaimed May 9-15 as Hurricane Preparedness Week in the State of Mississippi.

Don’t Quit Campaign Launches in Mississippi

Continuing his goal of ending childhood obesity, fitness icon Jake (Body by Jake) Steinfeld, Chairman of the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC), has kicked off the year by selecting the State of Mississippi for its 2021 DON’T QUIT! Campaign.

Governor Reeves Issues New Comprehensive Safe Recovery Order in Ongoing Effort to Flatten the Curve

Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced his new comprehensive Safe Recovery order as a one-stop resource for Mississippians as we continue to flatten the curve on new COVID-19 cases.


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A very happy Mother’s Day wish to all of the special Mom’s out there - including these three that have gotten Tyler, Emma, Maddie and me to where we are today! 

Love y’all big!

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Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers. God bless each of you.🌺🌺🌺

Happy mothers day!

Such a precious lady. Love to Elee on Mother’s Day. ❤️

Happy Mothers Day to them.

Beautiful family!

Thank you😀 Happy💐 Mother’s Day Everyone💐

Happy Mother’s Day to ourFirst Lady of the State of Mississippi. Ms Elee Reeves

Beautiful family

Happy Mother’s Day to our First Lady and our first mother

Beautiful families

Happy Mother's Day and may God's blessings continue

Elee happy Mother's day

Thanks Tate

Thank you

Tate Reeves you look like your blessed. 🥰

1st Lady

Happy Mother’s Day Elee !!!!!

Happy Mother’s Day 🌹Beautiful Family ❤️

Happy Mother’s Day First Lady.

Hello Thank You Happy Mother’s Day 💝 Ladies

worst Governor ever ..BIDEN IS YOUR POTUS

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On this National Day of Prayer I want to thank all of the people who prayed with Elee and me(in person) and all those who prayed for us around Mississippi. 

Romans 12:12: “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”

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Thank you for all you do for Mississippi and for sharing your faith. This was a beautiful well planned event and I am blessed to have been there.

Thank you for openly and willingly praying. We also pray you lift the mask mandate from our children. Other states have. Who’s lining your pockets?

We live in such a great nation. If we are not careful we can forget to give thanks for all the blessings we hold in it, as well as to pray for things it still needs. Let me say great job in standing firm in your belief in God for the guidance in this nation that we still need.

I do appreciate you looking out for Ms. I really believe you have been fighting for us and God has been so good to us

Thank you Sir for being such an AMAZING leader for Mississippi 😇

Thank you and our 1st Lady for leading Mississippi to Pray on our Capital steps today, praising and thanking GOD for HIS LOVE, Care and MERCY!!!!

Praying for our new administration. Wonderful accomplishments in the first 100 days! You're helping Mississippians with your bold actions!

Thank you for loving the Lord and being a praying Governor!

Please keep this bunch in prayer, its the safest place i see for some sir. Godbless.

Thank you for your observation of this very important day.

I pray that you are voted out of office next election.

He's praying one day then disrespecting and insulting people the next day...🤦🏽‍♀️🤷🏽‍♀️ Make up your mind!!

I have prayed numerous times, I pray Millions of others have prayed also. Our Country needs us to 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

I saw a map of USA a couple of days ago, which showed that Mississippi has one of the lowest rates of vaccination in the US. What is he doing to improve that?

Praying for my son who's a Soldier in Training at Fort Benning and my daughter who goes to Fort Jackson for her MS National Guard training in August. Praying for MS and our country, especially for all those who make decisions.

It’s a blessing to have a God fearing man for a Governor. Of course that means you’re attacked harder. Put that armour of God ( Ephesians 6:11 ) on daily and you’ll be well protected.

Did you pray for the willingness to actually do something for the citizens of Mississippi, rather than just being a sheep for trumpGOP?

Glad to see all of the religions found in MS represented 🙄

Not impressed with show time, Jesus said go in your room and shut the door.

Thank you Gov Reeves for your love for our Country and our State. God is our only HOPE.

I'm glad we have a Governor that prays for the citizens and state of Mississippi as well as the United States.

Wonder when Mississippi will also apologize for slavery and the economic repercussions of segregation?

Yes, pray for yourself especially, because you are the epitome of an uncaring, partisan, biased person that is unwilling to compromise on behalf of the good for the people that you represent. On top of that, you support vile people like Trump, Wicker(d) and Hyde-Smith. Keep praying. You'll get there one day.

Only prayer I'm sending up is for you to lose your job.

Quarterly sanctions on Reeves golf lessons in the Appalachia mountains didn't hell then.

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I have declared this Thursday as a day to recognize the power of prayer in 2021 as we celebrate the National Day of Prayer.  As we have done throughout the history of our country, we will go to the Lord and ask for his protective hand over us. We have had many trials and tribulations tossed our way in the last year – including the severe storms the last couple of days - but Mississippians never fail to come out stronger by trusting in their faith.  I ask you all to join me this Thursday by going to the Lord in prayer and asking him to watch over us in the coming year.
Matthew 21:22, “And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive if you have faith.”

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Every day should include Prayers, not just one specific day. It should have never been taken out of our school system.

Let’s put aside our differences and pray for our country, our state, and all our leaders! May God bless you!

Faith and ACTION will certainly work. God will show us only when we are willing to listen and follow up, He's not coming down and move our mountains just because we're praying. Let us take actions, otherwise one is showcasing.

After declaring April “Confederate History Month,” we don’t need any prayer declarations from you sir. Prayers with hate in your heart hit the ceiling and bounce back down to you. They don’t touch heaven or God’s ears. You need to repent. Declare that, a day of repentance from Dixie.

God bless the state it's last in everything, what is that tell you about your wishful blessing. Education Childhood pregnancy Obesity Infrastructure Clean water Denying science Where is God for that, or is he giving you the power to fix it and you're just not doing it. So is it his fault or yours.

“If My people, which are called by My name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.”...2 Chronicles 7: 14

I'll be praying Mississippi follows in the foot steps of Florida; who's politicians believe in the GOD GIVEN FREEDOMS OF WE THE PEOPLE! Not the tyrannical government we gave in office! Do what's rite Reeves..God is watching and so are we!

Thank you, governor Reeves, for your courage and determination to stand strong for the christian values of our state. I think this will cause true believers to be MORE faithful to pray with even greater fervency!!

For without faith it is impossible to please God. At this time in our lives , we need more than ever to lift our eyes to God and ask him to bless our country. We as Christians should pray for our nation everyday. I don’t like the people in charge , but I just pray for our nation. I have thought this last year that God is looking to Christian people to see how strong our faith is. We have had a bad year. The worse I’ve seen in my lifetime but if you feed you body spiritually everyday and stay close to God , your life will be positive. Just becoming a Christian doesn’t make you one. God expects us to live our lives so others can see we are saved. Then tell people who don’t know. Read your Bible. Talk to God just like you do your friends. He is your best friend. “If God be for us , who then can be against us. “ Romans8:31. .

Not everyone is the same religion. Have you ever thought of that. Power of prayer is great. But just run the state

Yes. Prayers for the leaders of our country that they will accept God as their Savior and will follow his plan for our country.

I’m in agreement praying for God divine will for all Mississippi’s , Righteous exalts a National, sin is a reproach against any people. Less pray,

Every day should be national prayer day.... forgiveness first!!!

Praying you lift the mask mandate on elementary school children, if not this year, for fall. Kids don’t even know what their classmates look like.

Thank you lordfor our Governor that puts his trust in you. Thank you for our wonderful state..I'm ask for your protection for our state and nation. Give allourgovernment. Officials the knowledge to make Godly .decisions. in Jesus Name.

Prayers for those who only condemning complain! It is time to stop blaming and start healing and living each other! Devision never heals!

Thank you Govenor for officially recognizing the importance of prayer in successfully navigating life. I'm a pastor in Stringer and I pray for you daily.

Why praying for our leaders, nation, country, and etc. Let's pray to change our mindset, heart, and love for one another as God want us to do. Remove all this hatry from our heart and soul. Regardless of who you are. For, He made us in His own image, not us. Pray every day, all day, and night.

I remember this as “meet me at the pole” in school we would all stand around the flag pole and pray with a for each other. ❤️ love MS life.

“Lord I pray that you will open the eyes and hearts of our leaders when it comes to masking our children in tax funded public schools, Amen”

Please include every Mississippi citizen and have leaders from every religion take part in this day with you. Jew, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh, Wiccan.. every one in our state. Don't say you didn't stop them from participating. Find out who they are and invite them. Act like a governor for all of us.

Great idea! Only if the message was delivered by a man, Reeves,, who walked and spoke these values. You do not support a person who wishes to date his daughter, grabs women by the pu..y, infidelity with porn stars while Melania was at home with DJT's newborn, on and on!

As a Pagan woman will I be allowed to attend and celebrate my Deities? Or it solely a Christian thing?🤔

So thankful to have a praying Godly man as our Governor!! Thanks for the things you have done and the goals you set ! Mississippi is fortunate to have Tate Reeves as it’s Governor!!🙏

Praying that our leaders use common sense to deal with masks mandates for our children & teachers at school.

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A very happy Mother’s Day wish to all of the special Mom’s out there - including these three that have gotten Tyler, Emma, Maddie and me to where we are today!

Love y’all big!

Happy Birthday Elee!

Mississippi loves you and I do too!

So excited to announce this HUGE win for Mississippi! We just landed the largest economic development project in last 7 years, and the 4th largest of the past 10 years. Milwaukee Tool is expanding operations to Grenada (800 jobs) and adding 1200 high-paying jobs to our state’s workforce. They will have over 3500 Mississippians employed after expansion - making them one of our largest employers.

Thank you Mississippi workers for proving we are the best state in America to do business! When we work together, we succeed - and as I’ve always believed, when we compete, we win. I look forward to announcing many more great jobs in the future.

Let’s get to work, Mississippi!

She can shoot the lights out in a gym, she can do math better than me, and she is beautiful on the inside and out!!

Today @firstladyofms Elee and I kicked off Keep Mississippi Beautiful and Great American Clean Up Month. I want Mississippi to be the best that she can possibly be... and the efforts of volunteers across the state are essential to ensuring a positive - and clean - environment for our people to succeed and thrive. Thank you Mississippi for all of your hard work and dedication! ...

First Lady Elee Reeves

First Lady of Mississippi, Elee Williams Reeves, grew up in Tylertown where her parents emphasized the importance of education and giving back to the community.

After graduating from McComb High School, she pursued her degree at Millsaps College in Jackson, graduating with honors. Elee also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Millsaps College.

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