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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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I am so blessed to have a rock-steady partner, loving friend, and incredible Mom to our girls by my side through all of our family’s adventures. Happy 19th Anniversary, Elee! God has truly blessed me with you.

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Can’t wait till we can celebrate the one year anniversary of you being out of office!!!!

Happy Anniversary to you both.Have a blessed and safe Thanksgiving.

Happy Anniversary! God bless!

Happy Anniversary to you both. Anyone holding a public office needs a good supporter

Happy Anniversary! today is also my oldest son/daughter in law’s 26th anniversary.

Happy Anniversary! And have a blessed Thanksgiving with your family!

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Happy Anniversary to MS First Family!

Happy Anniversary to the both of you! I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Happy Anniversary, with many more to come! And Happy Thanksgiving!

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You better not restrict us anymore than you already have Tate

I personally will be first in line to get the vaccine!!! I work in surgery & I’m a 58 year old looking forward to the day I can get the vaccine !!!!

Wasn’t such a good idea to have the State Fair last month was it ? Our numbers didn’t start climbing until a week after the fair packed up and left.

Thank you, and thank you for doing the best that you can!!! People should be mindful of hateful things said about things you cannot control!! Thank you too for not shutting down this state!!!

Oh yes... a vaccine that’s came out in less than a year will be completely safe.... sure thing.


By the end of the year everyone will have the virus. If we let nature do it’s job, we would hit heard immunity by now and everything would be fine

You All depending on a Vaccine that’s May not work Need to Depend on God Hes the Answer

His approach has helped spread Covid!!!! How can not wearing a mask help NOT help spread an airborne virus????

We're still doing really bad at this right now, Tate, even if you can point at people doing worse than us. You know when we were doing really good? It was when we had the statewide mandate.

I feel like that schools in the counties who are under the mandate should go virtual until the beginning of the year. It is spreading like wildfire in schools.

People are mad when he enforces the mask and people are mad when he doesn’t! He is in a no win situation. I wouldn’t have his job for any amount of money in the world.

A mask mandate will help!! Mississippi is in a terrible condition so why not do a mask mandate

Mississippi has 82 counties, over half of them are now under mask mandate!!! Why not the entire state?????

It’s easy to holler for a shut down when you don’t work for a living.

A vaccine that has been tested less than a year when any other drug in the world requires 20 years before FDA approval...

And vaccine injuries will be incurred in record time 🤣 have fun with your needle pushing agenda


I do not believe in the leadership and I’m not taking the vaccine and anyone has any common sense and do their research want take it either.

We take a risk every time we walk out of our doors, drive our cars etc.

This is just a bad flu and it’s curable! When someone died it’s because of the ventilator

He aint perfect, but at least he’s not a democrat. Thanks for giving it your best Gov.

There needs to be a complete lockdown for 2 weeks. Nobody move!

Interesting how there are only Covid deaths this year and no flu deaths.

There's no such thing as colds and allergies now...its all covid 😒

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We knew where what was being allowed to take place for the sake of the all mighty dollar world cost people with their health and life But the money from big events was all that mattered and guess what That still is more important than people and their lives

Tate Reeves: no, a statewide mask mandate will not work if it is not enforced!! If you can be fined for not wearing a seatbelt, you can be fined for not wearing a mask!! When do the rights of the selfish override MY rights to occasionally go to the store and feel safe because everyone is wearing a mask?

That guys is so dumb. Some of these counties have never been without a mask mandate and the cases are still rising.

No shit, Sherlock. You should have used your brain instead of following your now-defunct master and called a statewide mask mandate. Sorry excuse for leadership during a dire time.

CBS Special Sunday 11/22/20 mentioned Mississippi as one if the 3 states that is sitting on 14 Million dollars of CARES ACT funds that was suppose to be allocated to Nursing Homes. Where is that money and why hasn't it been distributes properly? Again, you've Shamed our state.

The “surge” is a distraction from the leftist media to distract us from the fraudulent election that took place. And we’re falling for it again.

We will just riot and protests then we will be good.

So could we have a state wide mask mandate? What could it hurt!?

Just like the flu and all they are doing is actually counting the deaths and cases and make it a big deal 🤦‍♂️ folks die every single day every minute and thats what they are possibly counting!! Free the world open everything up and say screw it if you get sick take meds if that dont work go to hospital if that dont work god just needed you with him!! End of story 🤦‍♂️😂

IT IS NEVER GOING AWAY why are people acting like the vaccines are a cure-all? they aren't. masks aren't either. everyone knows masks don't stop viruses. everyone. trash pick up, grocery stores, home depot, office dept, everywhere "essential" is open, THAT is where it is really spreading and everyone knows that BUT they cant shut those down, they're big business so they are killing the small businesses instead, yeah. way to go... and lets not forget amazon workers, and mail delivery.

Accept Linda blue Biden-Harris an move on nothing fraudulent

Masks don’t work period, look up the dang Dutch study findings(if you can find it), if masks did work they would not be letting dangerous felons out of jail daily all over the country! Herd immunity is the only way this will go away an this second surge is a complete lie, the tests were created to pop positive either way. I do not deny the presence of covid but is not as bad as they want us to believe and we need to be protecting our most vulnerable but the rest of us live our lives!!!

You mean it’s not going to disappear “like a miracle”

How many second surges are we on now? Yet, I still don't care.

Yeah you know why you're not going to tell us we can't do it? Because we don't care what you say. Fuck you

Wear the mask. Socially distance.

I guess u should have went against ur cult leader Trump and kept that mask mandate in order. Huh?!

Yeah you can fuck right the hell on off

Thanksgiving is 2 days away

It will not go away , as long as you keep mandating masks , Can't build an immunity , if your not exposed , try doing some research , instead of listening to your dem friends. asshat.

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Here's how you get rid of it. 1) Send all at risk people and pansies home for a month 2) gather everyone up in a big circle and pass around a bottle of whiskey [free government whiskey] until everyone is infected. Two weeks later we can all go out and play again.

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Save lives—don’t destroy them in the process!

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