Senator Hyde-Smith, a cattle farmer and the former Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, understands the importance of the state’s $7.5 billion agricultural and forestry industries. As a member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, the Senator will work on legislation, programs, and policies to allow agriculture and related industries to grow in Mississippi and the nation.

The Senator’s record includes protecting private property rights against eminent domain abuses, helping to open foreign markets for Mississippi agricultural products, and supporting country-of-origin labeling.


HYDE-SMITH PRAISES EPA ACTION TO REPEAL OBAMA’S WATERS OF THE U.S. RULE

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES EPA ACTION TO REPEAL OBAMA’S WATERS OF THE U.S. RULE

EPA & Army Corps Agree to Restore Rightful Regulatory Scope of “Navigable Waters”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised action by the Trump administration to overturn President Obama’s overreaching 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.

The EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday announced a two-step rulemaking process to repeal the Obama administration’s unlawful...

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT PITCHES IN $99,800 FOR OKHISSA LAKE PROJECT STUDY

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT PITCHES IN $99,800 FOR OKHISSA LAKE PROJECT STUDY

Miss. Senator Authored Farm Bill Provision Directing USDA to Transfer Property for Lodge, Conference Center

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of a $99,800 grant to complete a feasibility study and business plan for a proposed lodge and conference center at Okhissa Lake in southwest Mississippi.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development grant...

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT GRANTS TO SARDIS & HERNANDO GEARED TOWARD FUTURE ECONOMIC GROWTH

HYDE-SMITH:  USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT GRANTS TO SARDIS & HERNANDO GEARED TOWARD FUTURE ECONOMIC GROWTH

Rural Business Development Studies Will Look at Economic Opportunities Related to Sardis Lake, Hernando Recreational Facilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of two grants worth $263,202 to provide technical assistance for feasibility studies on expanding economic development in two Northwest Mississippi communities.

U.S. Department of...

$18.6 million approved to repair flood-damaged infrastructure

Vicksburg Post

$18.6 million approved to repair flood-damaged infrastructure

By Staff Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker announced Friday the approval of $18.6 million in emergency relief to repair or reconstruct flood-damaged transportation...

County wins grant for bridge repair

Brookhaven Daily Leader

County wins grant for bridge repair

By Donna Campbell

A federal grant is on its way to pay for repairs to Mt. Olive Road Bridge, which would allow District 3 Supervisor Nolan Williamson to put money squared away for that shovel-ready project to be put on another bridge repair...

Tribute to Woods Eastland

TRIBUTE TO WOODS EASTLAND

Congressional Record (Senate – March 23, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased to commend Woods Eastland of Indianola, MS, for his service and contributions while serving as the 83rd president of Delta Council.

Founded in 1935, Delta Council is a widely...