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 ADVOCATES SUSTAINABLE BROADBAND NETWORKS FOR RURAL CONSUMERS

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES SUSTAINABLE BROADBAND NETWORKS FOR RURAL CONSUMERS

Miss. Senator Among 48 Senators Who Want FCC Rural Digital Opportunity Rule that Keeps Pace with Demand, Advances in Technology

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is among 48 Senators who are pressing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to prioritize sustainable rural broadband networks as the agency considers rules in the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) proceeding.

In a letter to FCC...

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR OCTOBER STORM DAMAGE

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR OCTOBER STORM DAMAGE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi congressional delegation today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump requesting full consideration of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant’s request for a major federal disaster declaration in the wake of devastation from straight-line winds and flooding caused by Tropical Storm Olga in October.

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S....

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES COMPLETION OF NEW SNAP BENEFIT RULE FOR ABLE-BODIED ADULTS

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES COMPLETION OF NEW SNAP BENEFIT RULE FOR ABLE-BODIED ADULTS

Miss. Senator Submitted Supportive Comments during USDA Rulemaking Process to Encourage Employment & Self-Sufficiency

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised the completion of a new U.S. Department of Agriculture rule to encourage able-bodied individuals to find gainful work and reduce dependence on federal nutrition assistance.

The USDA on Wednesday announced the completion of a rule...

PRCC breaks ground on Aviation and Aerospace Academy in Hancock County

WLOX-TV Biloxi

PRCC breaks ground on Aviation and Aerospace Academy in Hancock County

By WLOX Staff 

HANCOCK COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - Pearl River Community College will break ground Tuesday morning on the Phil Bryant Aviation and Aerospace Technology Academy in Hancock County.

The facility is being...

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...