Tate Reeves

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…

Mississippi governor to propose erasing state income tax

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves says he's releasing information about his state budget proposals for the year that begins July 1. He says his ideas include the possible elimination of the…

Governor Reeves holds COVID-19 briefing

Governor Tate Reeves took the time today to update the state on its stance with COVID-19. Reeves held a Facebook live briefing today rather than in his usual press room because he and his family are currently…

Governor Reeves requests disaster declaration ahead of Zeta

This morning, Governor Tate Reeves requested a pre-landfall disaster declaration in anticipation of Zeta. This would authorize FEMA to provide emergency protective measures including direct federal assistance for 13 Mississippi counties including our six southern counties to…

Governor Tate Reeves discusses meeting about COVID vaccine

Following the report of the coronavirus case numbers being released, Governor Tate Reeves briefed Mississippians on the state of a vaccine. This week, Governor Tate Reeves spoke with Vice President Mike Pence along with others of the Trump Administration about…

Governor Reeves gives update on COVID-19

Governor Tate Reeves held a press briefing this afternoon to give an update on the current situation with COVID-19 in Mississippi. Reeves applauded Mississippians for their commitment to doing the little things to help prevent the transmission of COVID, including…

Governor Reeves thankful Mississippi braved Sally

Governor Tate Reeves today thankful that Mississippi has braved Hurricane Sally, mentioning the storm was highly unpredictable. Just Sunday afternoon, Sally was predicted to hit Port Sulphur, Louisiana which would have put Mississippi to the east of the storm. South…

Governor Reeves press conference ahead of Hurricane Sally

This morning, Governor Reeves held a press conference to brief Mississippians on Hurricane Sally’s threat as it approaches our Coast. Forecasters expect potential rainfall of up to about 20 inches on the coastline of Jackson and Harrison counties. Meanwhile, a…

Governor Reeves gives tropical update

This morning, Governor Tate Reeves briefed state residents on what they should expect during tropical systems. Reeves also announced the states of Florida and South Carolina are pitching in to help Mississippi with storm prep this week. The governor and…