COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Lt. Governor Tate Reeves has been in the Golden Triangle for two days talking politics, today, November 14, he stopped in Columbus.
All topics were on the table to at Lion Hills.
Reeves later sat down with WCBI to talk about mental health facilities, economic development and social issues.
On education, the two term Lt. Governor also talked about putting more money in state classrooms and out of the district offices.
He pointed out reading scores and graduation rates are improving, along with implementing educational scholarships for certain students and charter schools.
“If we know a particular company is going to locate here and we know the kind of skills they need for their workers, we can provide those skills overtime… given an amount of money, of course, and that’s great. That’s fine. What we’ve got to do is turn that around. We’ve got to provide a workforce with the skills needed to provide for the jobs of tomorrow and that of in itself will help us recruit business and industry,” says Reeves.
Reeves would not rule out a run for governor.
The legislative session begins in January.