Tate Reeves

Mississippi will seek new economic development director

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves will start searching for someone new to lead the state’s economic development agency. The governor’s office announced Friday that John Rounsaville of Madison will step down as Mississippi Development Authority director on…

Mississippi governor extends his pandemic emergency order

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Thursday that he is extending his state-of-emergency order that gives public health officials and other government leaders some flexibility in responding to the coronavirus pandemic. The Republican governor said he would…

Mississippi lawmakers: Revive initiatives, marijuana program

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Some Mississippi lawmakers say they want Gov. Tate Reeves to call them back to the Capitol for a special session to revive the state’s initiative process. Others want a chance to quickly revive discussion of a medical…

Governor Reeves announces GOMESA Project on Coast

GAUTIER, MS —Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced a $2.67 million project for Gautier Vancleave Sewer Improvements. This project is funded through the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA). "This is a much-needed project for the City of Gautier and…

Governor Reeves holds State of the State Address

Governor Tate Reeves says the state is “unconquerable” after a year dominated by the coronavirus pandemic and other disasters. He made the assessment during his State of the State speech this afternoon. Reeves renewed his call for…

Gov. Reeves hoping to get more COVID-19 vaccine doses for Mississippi soon

JACKSON, Miss. (WCBI) – Governor Tate Reeves says the state of Mississippi passed a major milestone over the weekend. As of today, more than 100,000 Mississippians have been vaccinated. Almost 10,000 Mississippians have received both doses of vaccine. However, right now there are more people who are interested in being vaccinated than there are available […]

Governor Reeves receives COVID-19 vaccine

Today Governor Reeves received his COVID-19 vaccination. The Republican governor got the shot on a video streamed to Facebook live. He said he wanted to take the vaccine publicly to demonstrate his ‘confidence in its safety and efficacy.’ Forty-six-year-old Reeves…

Governor Tate Reeves makes statement on COVID-19 Vaccine

JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves made a statement in regards to the COVID-19 vaccine plan. "Vaccines are rolling out across the US. That’s great news. The bad news: it’s not going nearly fast enough (at least here). I said that on Monday,…

Governor Tate Reeves announces additional COVID-19 Measures

JACKSON — Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced additional COVID-19 measures in an effort to keep Mississippians safe during this holiday season. The Executive Orders that are in place are set to expire on Friday, January 15th, 2021. The following counties have…

Governor Reeves proposes to eliminate state income tax

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves says he’s releasing information about his state budget proposals for the year that begins July 1st. He says his ideas include the possible elimination of the state income tax. Legislators often ignore budget…