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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9 hours ago
Tate Reeves

Happy Hanukkah to all of our Jewish friends and neighbors who are celebrating across Mississippi today.

I know that this has been an especially difficult year. Know that our state supports you!
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Happy Hanukkah to all of our Jewish friends and neighbors who are celebrating across Mississippi today.

I know that this has been an especially difficult year. Know that our state supports you!

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Amen, Governor🙏🏻🎄

Amen, Governor!

Amen, Governor

Wow, that’s a first! I’m surprised you’ve decided to make a post about Hanukkah. Because you sure didn’t in the past 4 years. But awesome tho!

Amen Governor! 🙏🏻🙏🏻

I also stand with our Jewish friends and the State of Israel!

God bless Israel and God bless Mississippi 🇮🇱🙏

Eliot Cohen ♥️♥️♥️♥️



If Tatec had an ounce of courage he would condemn antisemitism and Islamaphobia. He won’t because he is a coward and a political opportunist.


You saved my life out from debt and I do not think I could ever tell you how much you mean to me. I will keep on telling people about your good work in my life & my family. thank you for bringing happiness into my life again Mr Thomas Mark. Message him via the link below 👇👇👇👇

Do you even know what that means to these people? Tate Reeves

Everything is only difficult as long as you’re in office Tate Reeves

A Texas judge on Thursday granted an emergency order allowing a pregnant woman whose fetus has a fatal diagnosis to get an abortion in the state. Late last month, Kate Cox, a 31-year-old Dallas-area mother of two who is about 20 weeks pregnant, found out that her developing fetus has trisomy 18, a rare chromosomal disorder likely to cause stillbirth or the death of the baby shortly after it’s born. Cox told NBC News on Thursday afternoon that she was “hopeful” and grateful after the judge’s decision. “I feel like I’ll be able to get the medical care that I need and will take time to heal, and then I want to try again,” she said. For more on the interview with Cox, watch “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt” tonight at 6:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. CT. Texas law prohibits almost all abortions with limited exceptions. So on behalf of Cox, her husband and her doctor, lawyers with the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a request for a temporary restraining order that would block the state’s abortion bans in Cox's case and enable her to terminate her pregnancy. "Kate Cox’s life and future fertility are at great risk, and according to her doctor, the medical care that she needs is an abortion," Molly Duane, a senior staff attorney at the Center for Reproductive Rights, said in the hearing Thursday. Cox’s two children were delivered by cesarean section, so carrying this pregnancy to term and getting a third C-section could put her at risk for multiple serious medical issues, Duane said. Cox said in the interview that she and her husband want to have a third child and “never imagined that we would be in this position.” She said she felt that being forced to continue the pregnancy, with “the pain and suffering” and risks that go along with it, “I think it’s cruel.” “I really would love another baby,” she said. “So, I’m hopeful for my health, our family.” During the hearing, Duane argued that Cox was "at high risk for multiple pregnancy complications, including hypertension, gestational diabetes and infection," and said that within the last two days, Cox had to visit an emergency room for a fourth time "for pregnancy symptoms including severe cramps, leaking fluid and elevated vital signs." "Many of Miss Cox’s health risks during this pregnancy will put her life in danger if left untreated, and carrying this pregnancy to term will significantly increase the risks to her future fertility, meaning that she and her husband may not be able to have more children in the future," Duane said. State District Judge Maya Guerra Gamble quickly granted the requested order, which also allows Cox’s doctor to perform the abortion without fear of prosecution by the state. "The idea that Miss Cox wants desperately to be a parent and this law might actually cause her to lose that ability is shocking and would be a genuine miscarriage of justice," the judge said. Kate Cox.Courtesy The Center for Reproductive Rights Johnathan Stone, an attorney with the Texas attorney general's office who represented the state in the hearing, argued that Cox and her husband had not sufficiently demonstrated that they would suffer "immediate and irreparable injury" without an abortion. "The only party that’s going to suffer an immediate and irreparable harm" if the judge grants the requested order, he said, "is the state." Stone pushed instead for an evidentiary hearing, saying an emergency order would lead the couple to get an abortion that "can’t be undone" before the court could fully consider the evidence. In a statement Thursday afternoon, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said that the judge’s order "will not insulate hospitals, doctors, or anyone else, from civil and criminal liability for violating Texas’ abortion laws. This includes first degree felony prosecutions." It also does not prohibit private citizens or a district or county attorney from enforcing Texas’ pre-Roe abortion laws against Cox's doctor or anyone else, Paxton argued, adding that the judge’s order "will expire long before the statute of limitations for violating Texas’ abortion laws expires." Recommended U.S. NEWS Homeless people in Las Vegas live in fear after gunman targets their community In a letter to three Texas hospitals where Cox's doctor has practiced, Paxton warned that the facilities could be found liable for negligently credentialing her or for failing to exercise appropriate professional judgment in allowing the doctor to perform an abortion. Two of the hospitals did not immediately respond to requests for comment, while the third said it is not involved in this lawsuit. Paxton added that the lawsuit and judge’s order "fail to establish that Ms. Cox qualifies for the medical exception to Texas’ abortion laws." In response, Marc Hearron, senior counsel at the Center for Reproductive Rights, said in a statement that "fearmongering has been Ken Paxton’s main tactic in enforcing these abortion bans" and that he "is misrepresenting the court’s order." In an earlier news conference, Duane said "every day of this ordeal has been agonizing" for Cox. "I want to emphasize how unforgivable it is that Kate had to beg for health care in court. No one should have to do this," she said. "The reality is that 99% of people cannot." Duane also called the state's arguments "callous in the extreme." "They want Kate to suffer, to put her health at risk and to give birth to a stillborn baby or be forced to watch her child suffer for the few short moments of her life," she said. "That is a decision that only a family should be able to make on their own." Trisomy 18, a severe genetic condition, occurs when a fetus has an extra copy of chromosome 18. The anomaly is random, occurring in around 1 out of every 2,500 pregnancies, according to the Cleveland Clinic. At least 95% of fetuses with the condition don’t survive to full term, meaning pregnancies end in miscarriage or babies are stillborn. Infants born with trisomy 18 have many birth defects, which can cause life-threatening consequences. Almost 40% don’t survive labor, and less than 10% live past their first year. Since the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in June 2022, more than a dozen states have banned abortion or no longer have facilities where women can receive the procedure. In another lawsuit in Texas, the Center for Reproductive Rights sued on behalf of two OB-GYNs and 20 women who were denied abortions "while experiencing severe and dangerous pregnancy complications," according to the center. That case seeks to clarify which situations qualify for medical exceptions under Texas' abortion laws. The state Supreme Court heard arguments last week, after a lower court issued a ruling in the plaintiffs' favor that blocked Texas' bans from applying in situations like theirs. Cox's case, though, is one of the first of its kind — very few pregnant women have sought emergency court orders to receive an abortion. Duane said after the hearing that for many people, traveling out of state for an abortion, especially during a medical emergency, isn't an option. "Kate wants to be able to receive health care in her own community and a place that she feels comfortable," Duane added. "She’s a lifelong Texan, her whole family lives here." Image: Daniella SilvaDaniella Silva Daniella Silva is a reporter for NBC News, focusing on education and how laws, policies and practices affect students and teachers. She also writes about immigration.

Pregnant Texas woman says she’s ‘hopeful’ after judge grants emergency request to get an abortion A Dallas-area mother found out that her fetus has trisomy 18, a genetic condition that can cause stillbirth or death of a newborn. The court order allows her to end the pregnancy.

Empty words since you forced them under christian doctrine.

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11 hours ago
Tate Reeves

This was a question on Jeopardy yesterday - anybody know the answer to this one? ... See MoreSee Less

This was a question on Jeopardy yesterday - anybody know the answer to this one?

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Y’all are all incorrect. Nobody answered in the form of a question.

The greatness of school my uncles and dad went to in the 50s . The Ole Miss Rebels with the band playing up Dixie all the time. The the national championship under their belts twice. The statue of soldiers from ole miss that died fighting for state was still a place of honor. I remember the ladies with their hotty toddies. My second cousin played there just couple of years ago.

Hail State 🐶

What is the University of Mississippi??? 💙❤️

I just watched it. Cool.

Did any of the contestants answer it correctly?

Shows how little ESPN knows! A hotty toddy is an alcoholic drink. The part that makes no sense is flim flam bum bam! 😂😂😂

What is that school up north

And ESPN would be right.

what is Ole Miss?

Ole Miss ❤️🏈💙

It is "hoity toity" a British phrase that means upper class snobbery. It's hoity toity gosh amoity.

What is Ole Miss?

What is TSUN?

That is the answer… the correct question is "What is Ole Miss."

A drink 🫣

The university of Mississippi aka Ole Miss.

What is Ole Miss?

Hotty Toddy Gosh A'mighty!

That’s cool! #HailState

Hotty Toddy❤️💙

Oh ! Me, me, me!! I know! I know!

THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI. The only true university in Mississippi.

Look he’s a democrat again.


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Happy Hanukkah to all of our Jewish friends and neighbors who are celebrating across Mississippi today.

I know that this has been an especially difficult year. Know that our state supports you!

This was a question on Jeopardy yesterday - anybody know the answer to this one? ...

The attack on Pearl Harbor was absolutely devastating.

Today we remember that “date which will live in infamy.”

We continue to honor and pay tribute to those brave Americans who paid the ultimate sacrifice there and in the war that followed.

Congratulations to the SEC Defensive Player of the Year - Mississippi State’s own Bookie Watson!

Representing Mississippi well!

Mississippi is blessed with incredible research institutions, awesome community colleges, and unlimited talent.

They are shaping the future of our workforce and laying the groundwork for an even stronger state economy!

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