Tag Archives: Tate Reeves

Lt. Gov. Reeves appoints three to public charter school board

August 30, 2013

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Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves today appointed three individuals with strong experience in education to the newly created Public Charter Schools Authorizing Board. The board will monitor the creation and management of public charter schools in Mississippi. Reeves appointed Ridgeland attorney Tommie Cardin, Ocean Springs Superintendent Bonita Coleman-Potter and Oxford businesswoman Karen Elam to the board. […]

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Lt. Gov. Reeves releases statement on Medicaid special session

June 24, 2013

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“I have talked with Gov. Bryant and Speaker Gunn, and we have agreed the House will take up Medicaid reauthorization first. I support extending the agency for one year to study ways to reform the program, improve care and find efficiencies to save money. “Earlier this year, the Senate reauthorized and funded Medicaid without expansion […]

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U.S. Supreme Court upholds Mississippi’s new voting district lines

May 20, 2013

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t order new legislative elections in Mississippi over complaints about the timing of the state’s redistricting. The Mississippi NAACP had challenged the state’s 2011 state elections because the Legislature did not immediately use the 2010 census to draw new district lines in 2011. The state House and Senate instead […]

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Bomgar recognized as top privately-held job creator in Mississippi

May 6, 2013

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Ridgeland-based Bomgar Corporation is recognized as a leading privately-held job creator within the State of Mississippi in the inaugural ranking of Inc. Magazine’s “Hire Power” Awards, recognizing the privately-held companies that have generated the most jobs in the past three years. Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves and Senator Will Longwitz, on behalf of the Mississippi Senate, […]

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Tate Reeves leads poll of potential candidates for governor in 2015

April 30, 2013

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In a reader poll of the Mississippi Business Journal, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves leads Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann and Gov. Phil Bryant of potential candidates for the seat of governor in the 2015 election. » See poll here …

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Analysis: Reeves risks blame if charter bills fail

March 29, 2013

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Tate Reeves looked like a wizard after his first legislative session as Mississippi lieutenant governor. But the reputation of the Republican leader of the Senate could be in for a radical re-evaluation if a charter school expansion doesn’t make it into law in the closing days of the 2013 session. In 2012, Reeves stiffed the […]

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Lt. Gov. Reeves weighs in on BP settlement

November 15, 2012

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Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has weighed in on oil giant BP, which agreed to pay $4.5 billion in a wide-ranging settlement with the U.S. government over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. “I hope this criminal settlement results in a swift agreement with the states on the environmental impact of the Deepwater […]

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Lt. Gov. Reeves mourns passing of former Greenville mayor Chuck Jordan

November 15, 2012

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Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves released a statement Wednesday concerning the death of former Greenville mayor Chuck Jordan … “Elee and I are terribly sad to learn of Chuck Jordan’s passing. Chuck was more than a great political supporter. For us, he was a great friend. Chuck’s passion for his hometown of Greenville and the Mississippi […]

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Tate Reeves on school consolidation

May 13, 2012

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Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves talks with MBJ video journalist Stephen McDill about school consolidation at the 2012 Delta Council meeting at Delta State University in Cleveland.

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Tate Reeves On Speaker Gunn

January 3, 2012

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From the office of Lt. Governor-Elect Tate Reeves: “I would like to congratulate Phillip Gunn, the newly elected Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives. His vast legislative experience, long track record of supporting conservative ideals, and his strong belief in public service are all reasons why he is an excellent choice to lead the […]

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