Leake County Sheriff's Office Investigator, Jerry Horn was honored today, October 27, 2023 with a purple heart presented by Governor Tate Reeves. Investigator Horn was injured in the line of duty on April 26, 2023 during an incident in which an escaped inmate... Read More.
On April 24, Gov. Tate Reeves signed Senate Bill 2359 that creates the Mississippi Main Street Revitalization Grant program. This program will provide funds for downtown revitalization projects in Mississippi's designated Main Street communities.
Democrat Brandon Presley says he is running for Mississippi governor this year because he believes state government and the current Republican governor are disconnected from the needs of working people.Presley is his fourth term as a Mississippi utilities regulator, and he is a distant... Read More.
No more TikTok on state-issued cellphones. Or laptops. Governor Reeves has told agency and department heads he’s banning the video-sharing mobile app on those devices and ordering access to TikTok blocked on the state’s network because of its ties to the Chinese government. Reeves... Read More.
Photo credit: Rogelio V. Solis - The Associated Press Haley Barbour is in a Jackson hospital recovering from injuries suffered in a traffic accident in Yazoo County. The Highway Patrol says the former governor was on a county road near his home Wednesday afternoon when... Read More.
The Mississippi Legislature has sent Governor Reeves the largest tax cut in state history. The bill would trim the state income tax to a single four per cent bracket over a four-year period. Mississippi currently has tax brackets of four and five per cent. ... Read More.
A teacher pay raise bill has been sent to the governor after getting final legislative approval in the House Tuesday.The bill provides a $2,000 raise for assistant teachers and higher salaries for certified teachers at all experience levels and classifications, including:minimum starting pay of... Read More.
Governor Reeves on Monday signed legislation to prohibit the teaching of Critical Race Theory in Mississippi's public schools, community colleges and universities. Senate Bill 2113 says students should not be taught that "any sex, race, ethnicity, religion or national origin is inherently superior or... Read More.
Mississippi is set to become the first state this year to enact a law banning transgender athletes from competing on girls or women's sports teams. Republican Gov. Tate Reeves said Thursday he will sign a bill when it reaches his desk, probably in the... Read More.
From The Desk of Governor Tate ReevesOn Easter Sunday, we saw savage storms across the state. We are still in the response phase. We are just beginning the work of damage assessment. Numbers will go up. That said, here’s what we know so far:At... Read More.
Announcement from Governor Tate ReevesTonight, I declared a state of emergency to protect the health and safety of Mississippians in response to the severe tornadoes and storms hitting across the state. This is not how anyone wants to celebrate Easter Sunday. As we reflect on... Read More.
Live Birthday Shout Outs are coming to Mississippi Kids from Governor Tate Reeves. The initiative launches this week during the Governor's Facebook Live news conferences. The Governor said on FB "It’s really hard for Mississippi kids to celebrate a birthday right now. Social distancing... Read More.