Tate Reeves

65th Governor of Mississippi

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Tate Reeves: 65th Governor of Mississippi
Jonathon Tate Reeves is an American politician serving as the 65th and current governor of Mississippi since 2020. A member of the Republican Party, he was the 53rd Mississippi State Treasurer from 2004 to 2012 and the 32nd lieutenant governor of Mississippi from 2012 to 2020. At age 29, he was the youngest state treasurer in the nation when elected in 2003 and the first Republican to hold the office in Mississippi. He was the Republican nominee for governor of Mississippi in the 2019 election and defeated the Democratic nominee, Attorney General Jim Hood.


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Mississippi residents on alert ahead of storms

Gov. Tate Reeves on Saturday urged Mississipi residents to be on alert as two tropical storms, Laura and Marco, are expected to hit the state in coming days. (Aug. 22) - Published

ICYMI: Top takeaways from this week's "Face the Nation"

This week we sat down with White House National Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, Governor Tate Reeves and former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb.
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Transcript: Governor Tate Reeves on "Face the Nation"

The following is a transcript of an interview with Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves that aired Sunday, August 16, 2020, on "Face the Nation."
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Mississippi governor defends state's ability to handle in-person voting

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves said the state can safely carry out November's election without universal mail-in voting.
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Mississippi gov. retires confederate-themed flag

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill that retires the last state flag bearing the Confederate battle emblem. Amid international protests over racial injustice, Mississippi was under pressure to.. - Published

Mississippi governor signs bill removing state flag with Confederate emblem

mississippi governor signs bill removing state flag with confederate emblem
By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed a bill into law on Tuesday that replaces the current state flag bearing a Confederate emblem, a gesture triggered by support..
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Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signs bill to replace state flag, the last in the US to display the Confederate emblem

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves had long deflected questions about the state flag, pointing to a 2001 referendum when voters opted to keep the design. - Published

Mississippi Governor Clarifies Order Defining Most Businesses as Essential

Gov. Tate Reeves issued a supplement to an executive order about essential businesses, saying it was a standard for local leaders, who had already issued their own. - Published

Mississippi floodwaters forecast to recede

The swollen Pearl River appears to have crested in Mississippi's capital of Jackson at just under 37 feet, but Gov. Tate Reeves warned the hundreds of evacuees not to rush back home until they get the.. - Published

Historic flooding slams Mississippi as river continues to rise: 'This thing isn't over yet'

The Pear River rose to its third highest level in recorded history Sunday morning. Gov. Tate Reeves declared a state of emergency Saturday. - Published

Mississippi governor to close notorious prison unit after string of inmate deaths

Gov. Tate Reeves told lawmakers Monday he has ordered the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman's notorious Unit 29 closed. - Published

Republican wins competitive Mississippi gov. race

Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has been elected Governor of Mississippi. He defeated fourth-term Attorney General Jim Hood in the hardest-fought Mississippi governor's race since 2003. (Nov. 6) - Published

Republican Tate Reeves wins Mississippi's governor's race

Defeating Democrat Jim Hood
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Tight race expected in Mississippi governor's contest

President Trump traveled to Tupelo, Mississippi, to rally support for the Republican candidate for governor, Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves. Reeves is running against Attorney General Jim Hood, the..
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Mississippi holds runoff to choose GOP gubernatorial nominee

Second-term Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves or retired state Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. face off in the GOP runoff Tuesday
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Mississippi gubernatorial GOP primary race heads into runoff

Mississippi's lieutenant governor, Tate Reeves, will face former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr., in a GOP primary runoff on later this month
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Mississippi Primary Election for Governor: Voters Go to Polls in Tight Race

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves is hoping to avoid a runoff on Tuesday and focus on what could be a tough general-election fight in November against a Democrat. - Published