Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves to address Stennis-Capitol Press Forum in Jackson
Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves will address the Stennis-Capitol Press Forum at its first meeting of 2014 on Jan. 6 at The Capital Club, which is located at 125 South Congress Street on the 19th floor in downtown Jackson.
The event is open to the public, but pre-registration by noon on Jan. 3, 2014, is required. Cost to attend is $20, and payable at the door (make checks payable to Stennis Institute). The forum is held from noon to 1 p.m. and includes a buffet lunch.
To register, please send an email to Phil Hardwick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elected in 2011 as Mississippi’s lieutenant governor, Reeves was named a 2013 Charter Champion by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Reeves received the 2012 State Legislative Achievement Award from the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform for passage of the Attorney General “Sunshine Act,” which requires an open and transparent process for awarding legal contracts. He was named Legislator of the Year by the Mississippi Municipal League in 2012.
Previously, Reeves was elected as Mississippi’s 53rd Treasurer in 2003 and re-elected to a second term four years later. He was the first Republican treasurer in the state’s history.
Reeves is a Rankin County native and a graduate of Florence High School. He is an honors graduate of Millsaps College and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics.