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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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Thanks for not shutting down our state and letting us live our freedom!! Now stop the Jabe mandate on companies.

Seriously? Never mind that MS is also *still* the poorest and has THE HIGHEST death rate for covid. These policies are killing ppl so he can make sound bites like this for his followers. He apparently lives somewhere besides reality, or just doesn’t care about his fellow man dying for no reason or living in poverty.

Don't forget: after six months of being unemployed, a person is no longer counted. And why are 20% of Mississippi children food insecure in this "great state"?

So what are you going to do about Stennis, Ingalls, and the doctors, nurses, hospital staff, nursing home staff and Military that are about to be unemployed ?

What have you done to fight unlawful mandates? All I’ve heard from you is talk?

And wow, this comments section reminds me of the very pressing need to address and fully fund our education in Mississippi.

I’m convinced you wake up looking for ways to embarrass the state everyday 🤦🏾‍♀️

Stop the Vax mandates. Stand with your citizens.

IF he would focus on running MS instead of worrying about what the president is doing he could be possibly be more productive.! His concern should be the citizens of MS not gaining popularity with with Fox News🙄

Thank you Governor, I myself am vaccinated but you must stop the mandate.

We have the best Governor ever!

This governor is such an embarrassment!!!!

During the pandemic, Mississippi has managed to maintain a fair amount of normalcy... At least as far I have seen. Thank you #TateReeves

This is a sad govenor!! Full of lies an hate.

Thank you Governor Reeves for protecting our freedom. We do not need overreaching federal tyrannical government running our state. Now you just need to fire Dobbs.

Time to fight back on the mask mandates now! Stand up with Texas and Florida!

Gov. Reeves .. you represented Our Great State of Mississippi … WELL!!!🙌

It feels like America here. We moved from California last year so my child could attend in person school. I appreciate how Mississippi found solutions, while California made excuses.

Why is it that you can’t do your job but you have time to talk to this nut case fix ms we have bad roads bad schools no jobs that will actually pay our bills and feeds us and you don’t even stand up for us when we clearly do vote for it please resign you can go work for Fox you have the morals for it!!!

I love this state! This is honestly the only other place I’d want to live in (after Arizona). Great governor too!

Ms's economy is moving on despite Reeves and not because of him.

Lets get rid of seat belts, horrid stops signs & traffic lights, anti-locking breaks, swewer sanitation systems, water purification & industrial safety regulations too!!!


I can’t wait to vote for whoever is running against you.

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3 days ago
Tate Reeves

Tonight I’ll join The Ingraham Angle in Oxford—as thousands of Mississippians gather for football without fear. We’ll discuss what we’re doing to protect your freedoms from the the Biden Administration. Freedom will always win over fear in Mississippi!

Tune in live at 9:00pm.
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If there were an Oscar for pandering, you’d be walking the red carpet tonight.


Protect our freedoms?! You KNOW what to do. Call a special session! Sign an EO banning forced mandates! I can assure you, you will not serve another term if you don't do the right thing. And clearly that is all politicians care about. We the people of Mississippi have had enough!

You aren't doing enough!

We need you to get off tv and call a special session to stop the mandates. We are depending on our elected officials to stand up for us during this time. Most of the people I have spoke with feel as if we have no representation on this issue. Come on and don’t let us down.

Quit talking and do SOMETHING!!!You went on Fox News talking about bidens mandate yet have not called a special session!

He needs to be recalled! He is not for the people of Mississippi. He is only here for himself! He is such an embarrassment towards our state! I mean, we are already the laughing stock in the nation!

Tell me that when you effectively ban vaccine mandates. Where’s your call for Special Session on the mandates?

Come on Governor, We the people need you to stand in the gap for us against this mandate. This should be our choice, not the dictator in Washington.

What about the freedom to access the medicine we want such as Cannabis? You won’t respond, you never do! You are afraid to interact with your constituents. You continually prove to be spineless. These are the reasons you will have only one term.

All I see is protect MS from mandates when yall this states needs them more than ever. So you mean to tell me yall will willing leave your job cause you don't wanna Abide by their rules in which you already follow first yall were against mask and now vaccinations. It makes me wonder if trump had come with a mandate is yall would have followed it. Cause it's seems to me yall only gaslighting each other because it's a democratic administration. But hey let covid flourish May it and rinse this state clean of all it back water racist and anti anyone doing better that you Republicans feel like should stay in their place clean to let peoe with forward thinking mind take control and actually bring this state into the year 2021 and beyond instead of yall wishing it was still Jim crow or earlier when yall felt superior that's what make America great again means right. The entire South is just pathetic

why aren't you calling for a special session to protect us against the vaccine mandates that the Biden administration has imposed

Unless it’s medical freedom...

How about you fight for Mississippians that need your help. How dare you sit by while we wait for you to act like you understand the whole concept of governing. You know the 73% that's back your stabbing.

This is embarrassing. Stop. Be the governor to everyone.

It was a great show Governor!!

So tired of politics. Please try to uplift instead of always bashing. I am conservative myself, but the constant bickering is exhausting. We have so much to be thankful for in Mississippi and America.

Thank you so very much Governor Reeves You always are taking care of our State as well as us . God Bless you and Your Family 🇺🇸

Fear, fear, fear, fear, .... 🙄

You need to have a discussion with the 74% of people that voted!

Protect our work force from a vaccine mandate. Federal, state and private workers.

Follow Florida lead please!!!

I’d rather have my toenails pulled out than listen to that woman and watch tator tot run his mouth instead of his state!!!!

The people voted to legalize marijuana and you and the legislature have ignored that. Call a special session!

You always have some of the craziest topics. Be a leader for ALL people bro not a kid… grow ⬆️

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72,395 Americans still MIA from World War II.  694 Mississippians.  

But today I was honored to join the family of Corporal Quentin Weldon McCall to welcome him home to Mississippi soil.  

We are forever indebted to Corporal McCall and America’s greatest generation!

I’m honored to proclaim October 25, 2021,Day of Mourning in Remembrance of Corporal Quentin Weldon McCall. 

Welcome home, Corporal.

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Welcome Home Cpl. Quentin McCall. Thank you for your service and sacrifice 🇺🇸🇺🇸 Praying for your family 🙏🏻❤️ God Bless our Military and the USA

Welcome home Marine Cpl. McCall. Thank you for your service Sir.

Thank you Governor Reeves for attending this occasion with us honoring our Uncle.

Thank you Sir. Definitely my pleasure in meeting you. So glad you and your Staff were present. Appreciate everyone involved. Thank you again Quentin W McCall. Am honor you carry on his name

Thank you for your service and sacrifice Corporal McCall. Welcome home soldier and God bless your family.

Welcome Home Sir!! Thanks for your service and sacrifice!! SEMPER FI.

Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice and for the sacrifice of your family

Thanks for everyone that gave their life for are freedom .welcome home soldier and God bless your family

Thank you Governor! You are much appreciated!

Back home where they belong. Now call a special session to ban these human experiment mandates and this irs nonsense please. Mississippians are counting on you NOT to fold on these.

May God be with family so glad you’ve got to come on soil Thank you in heaven for serving for our freedom !!

Thanks for serving and sacrifice made for our country. God bless

Welcome home brave warrior. Your sacrifice will not be forgotten. 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸❤️❤️

Welcome home to Mississippi Corporal McCall! God bless your precious family who have missed you all these years! Thank you for sharing this!!❤

God Bless America !

Thank you Governor Reeves! Welcome home Corporal McCall, thank you for your service & sacrifice. ❤❤👍

How Dare you even comment on the Greatest Generation who fought for freedom and Our Country while ignoring the will of the people who elected you.

Welcome home sir thanks for you service

Welcome Home and thanks for your service.

Welcome home, sir!

Thank each and everyone of them for their Service ✝️🇺🇸

Hero coming home!

Tate, what about all of the veterans we are losing every single day because they don’t have access to legal medical cannabis in MS? They can fight & die for you, but you won’t allow them to use a plant to heal themselves from a tremendous amount of pain that you & I cannot even begin to understand. They deserve any possible type of treatment that they can get! They deserve free easy legal access to this medication. We want what 74% of us voted for. Now!!! Call the special session already. You are not honoring the will of the people like you said that you would, Tate. #wearethe74


Continued prayers and to all the families who are still waiting

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@firstladyofms & @keepmsbeautiful have done an incredible job cleaning up communities across our state - I hope you will join them on October 26th for the Gateway to Jackson cleanup project! ...

Wishing the @usnavy a very happy 246th birthday! Our country is safer because of you and we are forever grateful for your service! 🇺🇸 ...

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