- Associated Press - Thursday, December 18, 2014

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is helping raise campaign cash for Mississippi’s Republican lieutenant governor, Tate Reeves, who’s seeking a second term in 2015.

A Reeves campaign email says Jindal was appearing at Reeves’ fundraiser Thursday evening at a home in Gulfport, with ticket prices ranging from $250 to $2,500.

The Advocate (https://bit.ly/13iC5BA ) reports that Jindal was returning to Baton Rouge after the event.

Reeves was elected to two terms as state treasurer before winning the 2011 race for lieutenant governor. In the job, he presides over the 52-member Mississippi Senate.

The 40-year-old Reeves recently said he wants Mississippi to ditch Common Core because he believes the academic standards have been “hijacked by the Obama administration.” Jindal filed a federal lawsuit accusing the administration of coercing states to adopt the standards.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide