Tate Reeves

Governor Reeves wants to open up more of the economy

Governor Tate Reeves is once again urging Mississippians to stay home to help fight the spread of the coronavirus following another day of increased deaths in the state. Reeves stressed in his press conference this afternoon that it is not…

Governor Reeves gives update on COVID-19

This afternoon, Governor Tate Reeves addressed Mississippi, giving an update on the current situation of COVID-19. He began the press briefing by highlighting local businesses from across the state helping in the fight against COVID-19. He was joined by members…

Statewide burn ban in effect amid COVID-19 crisis

At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission, Gov. Tate Reeves has signed a proclamation initiating a statewide burn ban, with no exemptions, effective immediately. The burn ban will remain in effect until further notice. “The COVID-19 pandemic…

MEMA launches website to help Mississippi businesses

Today Governor Tate Reeves held another briefing this afternoon, addressing that MEMA launched a new website to help Mississippi businesses. The Mississippi Business Emergency Operations Center is to help Mississippi businesses to prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural…

Mississippi governor declares Confederate Heritage Month

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves has declared April as Confederate Heritage Month. The first-year governor is following the practice of several of his Democratic and Republican predecessors. The state's only African American congressman, Democratic Rep. Bennie…

Governor Reeves briefs on public health crisis

Governor Tate Reeves held another press conference this afternoon regarding the public health crisis unfolding across the country. Reeves also touched on the unemployment claims that increased to 3,000 percent in Mississippi. Governor Reeves said Camp Shelby is being outfitted…

Governor Reeves briefs on executive order on shelter-in-place

Governor Tate Reeves issued an executive order Wednesday requiring Mississippians to shelter-in-place starting Friday due to the fast-spreading Coronavirus. Mississippi joins at least 37 other states with similar orders, often referred to as stay-at-home, shelter-in-place, or lockdown mandates. Nearly 300…