Presley said he will advocate for people who struggle to make ends meet.
From 2016 to 2019, the Mississippi Department of Human Services misspent more than $77 million in money from the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program.
‘I understand where working people are and Tate Reeves doesn’t have a clue.’
Gov. Tate Reeves also faces two challengers in the Aug. 8 Republican Primary, neither of whom has held public office.
‘After talking with my family and supporters, and after much prayer and soul searching, I have decided not to run for Governor.’
The state’s welfare scandal leaves Gov. Tate Reeves vulnerable.
Legislators face deadlines later in the Session for bills dealing with budgets, taxes and borrowing.