Governor Tate Reeves

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves

Tate Reeves

65th Governor of Mississippi

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.

In his inaugural address, Governor Reeves promised that this would be an administration for all Mississippi. He committed to a mission to create a climate where good careers are plentiful with every Mississippian prepared to pursue them, as he has every single day of his time serving our state.

Upon taking office, Governor Reeves inherited a crumbling corrections department and a scandal-plagued human services department. He took immediate action to stem the existing issues and begin the process of rebuilding, shedding light on the issues and installing the best leadership to help him turn the departments around to work for the people of Mississippi.

While tackling the inherited issues within government agencies to provide for the safety and human dignity of all Mississippians, Governor Reeves simultaneously led our state through historic flooding and tornadoes and a worldwide pandemic—all within his first 100 days in office.

Governor Reeves has continued to make history throughout his public service career. When elected in 2003 for his first public office, Governor Reeves became the youngest state treasurer in our country and the first Republican to hold the office in Mississippi. His business training in the banking sector made him our state’s foremost advocate for balancing the state budget while minimizing state debt.

He was elected in 2011 and re-elected four years later as the 32nd Lieutenant Governor, leading the Mississippi Senate. His conservative management helped fill our state’s Rainy Day Fund to over $550 million—the most in state history—and reduce the overall debt burden. He fought for transparency in how agencies spend tax dollars and stronger reporting requirements on taxpayer-funded incentive programs.

His commitment to long-term growth that creates better careers led Governor Reeves to propose the largest tax cut in state history through the Taxpayer Pay Raise Act, lowering the personal income tax and enabling more Mississippi employers to invest in jobs and better compete in the global marketplace.

Governor Reeves’ upbringing in Florence’s public schools made him driven to reform the education system to increase opportunity for all Mississippians. He has worked to increase investment in the classroom and enacted reforms to save money, strengthen achievement, and effectively communicate school performance. His new mission for our state is to give us more national board-certified teachers per capita than any state in the nation.

Governor Reeves remains committed to his inaugural promise to defend the loving culture that underpins our quality of life and grow our economy that lifts all of our families. He has pledged to work every day to make that promise a reality for all Mississippi.

A Rankin County native, Governor Reeves is a graduate of Florence High School and an honors graduate of Millsaps College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in economics. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Governor Reeves and his wife, Elee, are the proud parents of three daughters, Tyler, Emma, and Maddie.

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Today we cut the ribbon on Enviva’s new terminal at the Port of Pascagoula.

From here, their products will be shipped to and used by customers across the globe.

The future of the world’s energy supply is being planted right here in Mississippi!

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Gee Tater , how about expanding Medicare for the people ?

Why is the Federal Government involved with the water issues in Jackson, MS? Especially since you been Governor since 2020 and LT Governor from 2012-2020?

Thank you

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Today is the final day to submit your idea for our state’s next car tag design. 

Your work could be showcased on every Mississippi car whether it’s driving to the grocery store or across the country! 🚗

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Just do the blackout state wide. It’s the only one we’ve had in 30 years that looks decent

How about I just get 1⃣ of the 🔟 I have in the shed and get a sticker on it!.. Stop wasting our money!!

man, that scenery around the sign is unlike any I've ever seen in Mississippi before. 🙂

Look do the two or three year on the car tags instead of every year.

No black

How about a plate full of Tator tots with cryptic letters to show what kind of idiot liar our Gobberner is

You let people vote for tags but not a flag? Taking the flag away to entice business? Ok explain why 27,000 people just lost their livelihoods because they terminated them 2 days before Thanksgiving? It's time you Republicans to stop putting corporations before people. These people want to work. I remember you and other repubs saying people didn't want to work anymore. What gives? Hey and do away with that "Right To Work" bullsh1t. You rely on tax payers money to run your little dictatorship yet you don't care if they even have jobs. Stop the damn corporate welfare! Handouts are handouts. Am I right? Of course I am.

How about fixing the roads that tag money is supposed to go to. We’ve had 4 cracked rims in the last 2 years. Filling a pot hole with loose asphalt isn’t the solution. Tag prices are outrageous. We don’t need a new design. We need our roads fixed!! Next time we get a cracked rim, I’ll just deduct it from the tag price. Sound good?!!

Ha... Just so yall can do what you want just like the flag fiasco

Think we should get rid of a lot of them. Only a few are really needed. Why waste money printing sooo many different tags?

Thought we did this a couple years ago.

How about a CHEAPER car tag...that would be wonderful!!

Get rid of car tags. Unconstitutional

Do we really need to change it agaon?

What’s wrong with what we have

Sunrise on the beach would be a good one

How about Reeves and Farve making out 🤷‍♂️

I’ve got a few ideas 🤨

You want the voters input on a tag design but didn't give the voters the right to keep our state flag after we had already voted to keep it? Tater tot, you are a true politician through and through!!!!

How about expanding Medicaid instead of worrying about a damn tag.

Don’t matter what it looks like as long as you leave IN GOD WE TRUST on it

It better be better than them ugly tan ones

I just got my blackout tag and love it. Great cause too

How about Fire Trooper Jason Young E31! Trooper Jason Young Watchdog Group

Anyone suspicious that tater couldn’t straighten out Jackson water 💦 situation? Doesn’t he live there part of the year? Weird huh 🤔 didn’t he know waaayyy before the problems became public?

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Mississippi, we have an updated risk map for today’s weather. We could see severe storms, hail, damaging wind, and even tornadoes.

Please stay off the roads if possible, have a safe location ready, and stay alert for warnings!
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We all have reason for thanks today….and for me, this special day is @firstladyofms and my 21st anniversary.

Never a dull moment.
Always fun and exciting.
Fiercely loyal.
Truly the honor of my life.

I thank the Lord every day for blessing me with you and our three girls.
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God bless Mississippi and have a very happy Thanksgiving!

May your day be filled with family, food, and football.
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Congratulations to Marc McClure and Bryan Dye, two hardworking folks and this year’s Excellence in Government award winners!

I’m very thankful for all the public servants across Mississippi who each day work to quietly carry out the often-thankless tasks that improve our state.
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Mississippi Backs the Blue.

I’m calling to increase funding for the Capitol Police. We’ll protect Mississippians and punish criminals.
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Do you have a great idea for Mississippi’s next official car tag?

Submit your design to the License Tag Commission by November 30th!

For more information visit: https://www.dor.ms.gov/tags-and-titles/tag-design-contest
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