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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Sharpen your pencils and break out the calculators because it’s time to head back to school!

Wishing all our students, teachers, and parents good luck this year. Y’all are the reason our graduation rates are at an all-time high and above the national average!

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Go back to labor day start like everywhereelse. Save money on air conditioning!

Kids are lacking it’s sad you chose not to give money to tax payers that was given to help us

How will children get pencils if their parents do not have any money?When will Mississippi change the 100% wage garnishment of workers who owe state income taxes. No other states have laws which takes the entire wages of a worker. No other state has such severe laws. Children are hungry, workers file bankruptcy and leave our state taking away the skills and education they acquired in Mississippi.

Hope your making plans to increase safety measures in our school hope our small towns are prepared. Adequate fencing. inspection of our classrooms doors an lock. Lot of these schools built way backin the day. Some still lock on outside. Thats prob they had in the small texas town where young students perished. Perhaps that needs to be a top priority dont u think.

Give the money back, Tate!

Participation trophies are being handed out at every level of the "education system". We used to teach Latin and Greek in high school, now we teach remedial English in college.

How about leaving calculators at home and let them use their minds so they can use their thinking process naturally

Oh good grief, this is our 4th week.

Where the hell is your comment on the raid on president Trump? Are you just going to close your eyes while the left politicizes the DOJ? We are waiting on your comment.

Learn them real good, that way they can take everything they know and continue leave the state as soon as they can.

What about a stimulus check or so food stamps for us all because we need it can you make that happen for us for Real

Why you aren't making jokes about MAR-A-LAGO being raided, or trump pleading the 5th? You jokes about President Biden.

Let the Governmental Indoctrination Camps be open,wokeism must prevail!!!

You taking credit for educational gains is like me taking credit for the US’s 1980 hockey gold medal.

Dude you late ain’t you? 🙄 or Does this only go to your daughters school! Because school has already started

So Clinton can get an $8,000,000 grant to expand businesses but jackson gotta come up with half of the money they need to help the white citizens in jackson get clean water to live. Make this make sense.

Too bad teachers are terrified of being shot to death at work and parents are terrified to send their children to school. But, by all means, put on a happy face for your NRA loving donors

Tate is as outdated as that chalkboard

They teach lies as facts


Wish the children had clean water

The kids should definitely be commended for their hard work and the teachers as well, who accomplished this in spite of being chronically underpaid and the school's woefully underfunded. I hope none of the graduates want to go to USM, since that school, the athletic foundation, and many of it's wealthy supporters who have donated to your campaign are smack in the center of the huge looting of taxpayer dollars that was meant to help Mississippi families but instead went toward a $5 million dollar volleyball complex at USM, and though you've done your best to cover it up and shield your buddies and donors from accountability, it appears your corruption taints everything you touch.

Yeah sure, like you give a crap about public school children, scoff.🙄

Others besides your children started weeks ago!! Heck we done been sent home on quarantine for a week and returned to school already!! But you sure haven't worried about that have you? Haven't seen the first post from you concerning how COVID would effect our children in schools this year?

Correction, “Welcome back to the Beast System” 🤣

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Please join me in congratulating Mississippi’s newest 2nd Lieutenants who just graduated from Officer Candidate School!

I know they’ll make us proud. Thanks to all who serve our state and nation in the Mississippi National Guard!

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Thankful for our National Guard

I pray OUR MEN AND WOMEN IN BLUE are safe and Much Love and Blessings to you ALL.

When will Mississippi change the 100% wage garnishment of workers who owe state income taxes. No other states have laws which takes the entire wages of a worker. No other state has such severe laws. Children are hungry, workers file bankruptcy and leave our state taking away the skills and education they acquired in Mississippi.

Congratulations to all!


Congratulations !!




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Congratulations To All OF You!!

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Well y’all…we did it. Highway 49 is officially open and construction is finished.

Mississippi is investing in our roads and bridges and I’m grateful to the entire Mississippi Department of Transportation team for bringing this project to completion.

Drive safe!

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I remember reading about this project! Jefferson Davis made it his first priority when becoming president of the Confederacy!

I hope you include the roads in greenbriar subdivision in Nicholson ms they are terrible.

I lived in Jackson in 1965..….and even THEN, this stretch of Hwy 49 was “under construction”..….. and has REMAINED under construction until NOW..…. That is almost 60 YEARS!!!!! It has been a National Joke about WHEN this stretch would actually be completed..…. I’m waiting now to see how long it will be before they start TEARING IT UP again to FIX all of the problems that they buried!!!! Wait for it..…..

Y’all need to have all the men and women who actually built that highway standing there on that stage instead of y’all over paid politicians who sat in air conditioned buildings then take credit for the work.

👧🏻me at the start 👵🏻me at the end of construction😂

Well it only took 22 + years. They were working on 49 when I went to college at Ole Miss and they are just now finishing! Wow that’s one long project!

Too bad we can't afford gas to travel on it

I love that new roads and highways are being built all over the place. It makes me believe that we are more accessible. Here is to more growth Ms.

Tate Reeves...your friend was raided at Mar-a-Lago today by the FBI.

Slow progress gives over paid politicians and governors something to brag about when things are bleak because of their greed and bad policies!

Part of that same “Good Ole Boy” group which has strangled this state for way too many decades.

Good thing to spend taxes on - safe roads. Thank you.

how much money did the men (all men btw) in this photo make off of the cushy contracts handed out for this decades-long clusterfreak?

They need to replace highway 46 in Clay county Mississippi it’s like driving down a rub board the ends of chiquotanchia bridges on highway 50 west in clay county are an accident waiting to happen .

Hallelujah took only 20 yrs

Why is the Agriculture Commissioner there?

I traveled Hwy 49 a lot back in my college undergrad years. Glad to know that it is finished. Go Mississippi!

Where exactly has the 4 billion that was in the infrastructure bill gone?

Our highways desperately need repairs. Good to know they are on the agenda. Thank you Governor Tate.

👏Glad for the folks that have had to endure it for way too long!

Hang in there Governor while the haters still hate and suck the happiness and joy out of literally everything. You inherited a mess but overall you have endured and are doing a great job!

N Hwy61 in Tunica County need to be next

Wonderful, wonderful news!!👏🏻👏🏻

How about us 51 from TN state line all the way down? It is horrible.

Just in time for usm move in!

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Sharpen your pencils and break out the calculators because it’s time to head back to school!

Wishing all our students, teachers, and parents good luck this year. Y’all are the reason our graduation rates are at an all-time high and above the national average!

While Democrats pander to Twitter leftists and radicals, conservatives are going to keep advancing common sense policies that help grow our economy and make it easier for the average American to work hard, live free, and raise a family! ...

It’s not every day that you get to appoint someone as qualified as Brad Thompson to serve as district attorney.

State trooper, public defender, and county attorney - impressive resume to say the least!

Good luck, Brad. I know you will serve the people of Jones County well!

Hitting singles and doubles in small rural communities is a key component of our economic development and growth strategy.

A homegrown company growing and creating 31 jobs in Jasper County is a big deal.

I appreciate the team at Hol-Mac for yet again believing in rural Mississippi!

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