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Thank you for visiting my website.

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.

For All Mississippi

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7 hours ago

Tate Reeves

‪Liberal media is trying to claim the increase of Coronavirus was just caused by family BBQ’s on Memorial Day. They completely ignore the fact that our uptick (and other states) began within days of massive protests all over—which they celebrated.‬

‪Please stay smart and safe!‬
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We didn't have massive protests here and look at our numbers since everything opened Memorial weekend and tourists came in by the thousands 😪

It wasn't just the protests. Families have been having family gatherings, graduation parties, and other socializing. So, let's not go there.

church should be open (stop) democrat is the problem they are behind all this wake up they wont to control every thing

Outside of a 2 week lockdown what have you done to help stop the spread of this virus? Absolutely nothing. Let's not talk about the media. Let's talk about you Tate Reeves!

increased numbers are due to increased testing. stop the fear mongering

Stop the “left” and “right” blame game, please. I’m sure there were multiple factors that have contributed to the uptick in cases. Edited to add that I believe the main cause of cases increasing is people not listening to CDC guidelines regarding masks and social distancing not being maintained at bars and places of entertainment. If Reeves condemns protests regarding civil rights (which I consider to be of the upmost importance) he should also condemn political rallies and large gatherings of people to watch a fireworks show. Stop pitting “right” vs “left”.

It’s all 100% bull! Got to get the fear back up or the news might actually report on something real.

Well, let's see... How many people participated in massive protests in Mississippi? And where, exactly were those massive protests? Now, how many people have been participating in barbecues, eating out, going to bars and gyms and stores, all without masks, since you opened the state up again? Hmmmmm...

Stop blaming the media. Blame yourself for not taking enough action to stop the spread of the virus.

That contributed as well as you not mandating face mask and closing too late contributed as well. You are still trying to please everyone. Just do what’s right

Tate, you may as well resign. From this point on you will be looked at as the man who took the right to vote from the people. That's all you will ever be.

Our uptick is because of massive testing.

All gatherings are dangerous and causes the spread of diseases.

And you opening everything back up plus not using a mandate for mask and not recognizing how stubborn people are. Next thing you will say let's not test as much then we won't have as many cases. Sound just like your administrator.

It would be nice to see MSDH keep a diary of daily counts, so that a person can easily review the history of the data. Having a standard machine readable format, such as XML, or JSON would also help.

If it were protests every other state would be seeing the same increase. But they aren’t. It’s the states (mostly southern) who opened up too early. Stop blaming people you don’t like

I question the reported numbers. We've had 600 to 1000 days with minimal deaths, while the beginning had 250 to 400 cases with more deaths. Something isn't adding up.

It is going to be interesting to see how many cases are diagnosed in the next 2 weeks since you refused to close the beaches

You can miss all that left and right talk and address the real issues in the world. Like the fact that the United States is so eat up with covid that other counties are banning entry to Americans.

Stop blaming just the protests...... Did you forget the casinos? Which is where most of this virus is being spread from?

Hell yeah. I’m glad you’re aware of the “agenda”!!!!!!!!!!!

Exactly. The reason why it was safe to protest and not go to church is bc the media wanted to say it was safe, not bc it was actually safe, None of it is safe. The safest plan is to stay home whenever possible

they should remove their state flags, that's the real issue they need to face..........

No, you opened up the state before you should have. Because,...the money. So, massive gatherings increase risk? Maybe trump shouldn't be having hate rallies? Just a thought.

With all due respect Govenor, we did not have the thousands of people protesting like other states. What we did have is scrapin the coast, wide open casinos, wide open waterparks and full hotels... tourism is great but its costing us our health. I work in 2 tourism based Industries and I can tell you most of the people coming and enjoying our coast are not locals.

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1 day ago

Tate Reeves

‪I know this isn’t popular to say in some quarters now—America is the greatest country in the history of civilization. No one has done more to advance the world. I am proud to be an American, and will never apologize for that. Happy Independence Day! God bless, America!‬ ... See MoreSee Less

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I’m proud to be an American!! Any one who isn’t needs to visit other countries!! Never be ashamed even though our country is in turmoil we are still the greatest!! Happy 4th to you Governor!!!

Well, for once, you are correct. “America is the greatest country in the history of civilization.” One of the reasons for this is We the People hold the elected accountable. So, on this Day we celebrate our Independence, enjoy your cookouts, time with family, and all other activities this day brings. We will continue our debate on differences on another day. God Bless Merica!!

Happy 4th of July Mississippi let’s move on and show this country that MS is not divided. Please do not let a FLAG pull us apart. There is so much more that needs to be done here. God Bless all my sisters and brothers we are united together.

If your so proud to be American then why didn’t you leave our flag alone instead of bending to a few, when the majority voted on it not to long ago? Now you back tracked on what you said in less than a week

They changed the flag now we will change the governor an a few more needs to be changed they can’t stop us from voting them out

Well start acting like a Governor should and listen to the people!! Stop taking our voices and rights away!! With that said Everyone enjoy your independence now because they are truly gunning for our Freedom!! Happy 4th Everyone. And don't forget the men and women that died for us to have this day!!

Please stand your ground next time. Make sure you have the Legislature behind you before you speak. If the Legislature doesn't support you, ask all the people to petition the members. I think you love the State of Mississippi, but spoke too soon. The people of this great state will move forward and we will unify.

Yes! God bless America and Mississippi!

We became independent from a man (King George lll) just like your self. Who would not allow the people to vote on issues. Yes I am proud and honored to be an American. But not a Mississippian. You took that away when you took our flag away.

The 4th of July use to mean freedom. We don't have that anymore.

America, with it’s flaws, is still the greatest country on this Earth, by far. Happy Independence Day!

I listened to our President's speech last night...every word. You totally went against what he was for...you destroyed our history by removing our flag ! ! !

U DID NOT LET THE PEOPLE VOTE ON THE FLAG... U JUST TOOK IT AWAY... VERY DISAPPOINTED.!!!

There are more citizens imprisoned in our country per capita than any other country in the world. Hardly the land of the free.

Shut up! You have no clue about Freedom or what makes this country great. We should keep the flag and change Governors.

Would have really felt it if our Mississippi flag was a part of it! Just an empty feeling! Hope yours & your family’s are great and not empty feeling like a lot of us-your constitutes!! Feeling let down!!

That’s why you took the power from the people because you love freedom and we’re great ! We the people !!

I have been to 11 different countries and there is nothing like the USA. God, please change the hearts of the people who are trying to tear us down.

I bet you was really proud when you took away our vote on the flag though wasn't ya.

Im proud to be an american and born in dixie. Mr governor im disappointed in you u lied to mississippi. Good day.

Even though you would like for it to, it seems to me the flag issue is not going away. People have long memories on such things.

It’s a shame that you caved on people who trusted your word and denied the people you serve their fundamental right to vote! Very disappointed and ashamed to say that I voted for you! GOD BLESS AMERICA!

Glad your proud to be an American so am I but you forgot one of the things that make America great is that we the people rule and our right was taken to rule on the flag matter . Let that set in traitor tater ..

Yes, however it takes true grit to keep it that way. Do you have any?

Saddest Independence Day for us Mr Reeves. We lost a part of our history just a few days ago....our flag! Thanks to you! So therefore I seriously doubt your even knowing what the word Independent means. However, you have dictator down pat!

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3 days ago

Tate Reeves

Coast senators and Sen. Hopson did right and tried to fix the mess, but House leaders in the legislature just packed up and left without a budget for DMR—big state agency that handles fishing and fireworks. I’m shocked. The agency is shut down now. It’s July 4th weekend.

I’m scrambling to find a way to allow fishing on the coast—but this team handles missing persons and capsized vessels. They do water rescues. Working hard on a short-term funding solution to fix their mess.

As of right now, the default would be no fishing on the coast because the legislature refused to fund them. The House said they won’t pass any budget unless they can take Coast funds and use them for special favored projects that they earmark. (Never been done before.)

UPDATE: We were able to find a temporary funding solution for over the weekend to allow people to safely fish. Won’t last long—still need legislature to do their job and pass a budget. But we were able to find a fix to prevent you from bearing the cost—not fair to you.‬
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Well we really shouldn’t be surprised at how sorry they all are after their blatant and purposeful seizure of citizens rights we saw the other day. They’ll all be voted out.

And all these Mississippians that voted for you are without pay until they reach an agreement. 🙄 our government is awful!!

Politicians shouldn’t be allowed to leave for vaca if their job isn’t done!

"No Fishing" because politicians didn't do their job!! That's crazy talk. Let these fisherman make their living, it should be y'alls loss, not the hard working fishermen!!!

Sounds like house leaders are the problem and need to be fired! Vote THEM OUT!!!!! Mississippi is turning into a mini DC 😡

Maybe if all you kings had been working on something important. I am from the government and I am here to help.

With all the ‘mess’ you keep talking about, sounds like there needs to be a replacement of some of our ‘leaders’ we elected, and put in their place somebody that can get the job done.

Aren't you glad you betrayed the people that voted for you to sign the flag bill for them? It obviously really made them respect you and now they're showing you their gratitude for you. Guess signing their bill didn't make them easier to work with, huh?

They were too busy worrying about our flag that had been here over 100 years. They didn’t have time to do things that were emergent! Sounds like they had they priorities messed up!

Let’s see , they can vote on the flag and prohibition ( which you didn’t veto ) Sounds like we have some politicians that need JOBS

You can’t close down fishing it is a right. Government shouldn’t have a say on what we do in our free time.

By constitutional ammendment, "The people have the right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife, including by the use of traditional methods, subject only to laws and regulations that promote wildlife conservation and management and that preserve the future of hunting and fishing, as the Legislature may prescribe by general law. Public hunting and fishing shall be a preferred means of managing and controlling wildlife." The default would be to have less safety and law enforcement, NOT "no fishing"!

Sounds like you caved to them on the flag issue so now they know you have no spine and can get their way with threatening the state’s economy and citizens rights

They should be able to use the coast money, it was the coast senators who stole the flag without a vote by the people, and you tater tot i hope that your stay in the governors house is short

Kinda if like you sir not letting the people vote on the flag. Ridiculous government run by money that we pay and do not have a say

Don’t they get a huge vacation anyways? Is this public service? I am finding our political system more and more troubling every time I see something new.

If they walked off the job without completing it they should be fired! Time to vote them out of office.

I feel as if Mississippians are going to continue to suffer due to his lack of knowledge 😢 It,s going to be a long 3 years Mississippians. The only thing that i'm sorry for is the fact that i voted for him..But maybe we all will get through this. The only hope at the end of the tunnel for us is that after 3 years are up then we will have a chance to get it right..#Tatedoyourjob

Sounds like our weak governor has lost control of Mississippi government. We pay for fishing licenses, that gives us the right to fish. Don't penalize the citizens because you can't do your job. I'm going fishing.

You should have walked out of office . Now you're going to be voted out.

The way I see it is American Citizens need to demand some "job descriptions" be clearly laid out, not only at the local and State level but at the National level as well. Then when politicians want to "leave" before doing their JOB, they will leave without PAY! The average working citizen can't take a vacation if they haven't fulfilled the terms of their employment, right? Why should politicians get paid vacations when they haven't done their jobs?

Your shocked? Look what you did to the people of Mississippi. You took our rights away to vote on the flag.

That''s what happens when you drop your focus from what's important to focus on how you can get away with betraying 65% of your constituency by robbing us of our right to vote. I hate it for the fishermen on the coast but oh well. Dropped the ball, Tater Tot.

Under any other governor they might have responded but you have no credibility, and you sure cant be trusted. I guess you will join the democrats in closing down the state again./💩

Turning their backs on the duties they swore to the people to uphold....mmm they learned from you quickly

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Liberal media is trying to claim the increase of Coronavirus was just caused by family BBQ’s on Memorial Day. They completely ignore the fact that our uptick (and other states) began within days of massive protests all over—which they celebrated.

Please stay smart and safe!

I know this isn’t popular to say in some quarters now—America is the greatest country in the history of civilization. No one has done more to advance the world. I am proud to be an American, and will never apologize for that. Happy Independence Day! God bless, America!

Coast senators and Sen. Hopson did right and tried to fix the mess, but House leaders in the legislature just packed up and left without a budget for DMR—big state agency that handles fishing and fireworks. I’m shocked. The agency is shut down now. It’s July 4th weekend.

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