Lt. Governor Tate Reeves to address Stennis Capital Press Forum Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 Forum

Lieutenant Governor Tate will address the Monday, January 7, 2013 Forum to kick off the new year.

The Forum will be held from Noon – 1:00 P.M. at The Capital Club, 125 South Congress Street, Jackson, Mississippi. Cost to attend is $20 payable at the door (make check payable to Stennis Institute), and advance registration is required by noon, Friday, January 4. To register send an email to [email protected] or call Phil Hardwick at 601-594-3371.

Elected as Lieutenant Governor in 2011, 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. Reeves 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 with 61 percent of the vote, the highest percentage of any candidate was running for statewide office. 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. Reeves has continued to be an active alumnus and remains involved with his alma mater by serving as a member of the investment policy board for the Millsaps College General Louis Wilson Fund and a member the Advisory Committee of the Else School of Management.

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