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 VOTES TO RENEW FEDERAL WATER, WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAMS
As Appropriator, Senator Has Role in Funding Programs Benefitting Miss. Communities
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted for Senate passage of legislation to reauthorize a series of federal water and wastewater infrastructure programs that benefit Mississippi communities.
The Drinking Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Act of 2021 (S.914) passed on an 89-2 vote. The bill renews...
HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON BIDEN ADDRESS TO JOINT SESSION OF CONGRESS
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who tonight attended President Biden’s first address to a joint session of Congress, issued the following statement regarding the speech:
“I first want to thank Mississippians and Americans across the nation for helping to overcome the pandemic. We can enjoy a growing sense of well-earned optimism as we get back to work, back to...
HYDE-SMITH LOOKS TO NEXT STEPS TO FACILITATE FOREST SERVICE OKHISSA LAKE LAND TRANSFER
Senator Seeks Continued USDA, Forest Service Support for Southwest Miss. Rural Economic Development Project Authorized in 2018 Farm Bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today looked to ensure continued strong federal support for the next steps to facilitate the transfer of 150...
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Sen. Hyde-Smith to headline 86th annual Delta Council meeting
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Delta Council President, Paul Hollis of Rolling Fork, and Chairman Tom Gresham of Indianola are pleased to announce the 86th Annual Meeting of Delta Council to be held in-person Friday, June...
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Yazoo Backwater Project: Hyde-Smith highlights MS Delta need during hearing
By Andi Davis
This week, Mississippi’s U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith identified the uncompleted Yazoo Backwater Area pumps as “one of the most egregious environmental injustices” as she sought...
Hyde-Smith: Not finishing pumps project is ‘one of the most egregious environmental injustices’
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WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) Tuesday identified the uncompleted Yazoo Backwater Area pumps as “one of the most egregious environmental injustices”...
Congressional Record (Senate - May 09, 2019)
Mr. President, I also rise to speak on behalf of thousands of Mississippians who have been affected by catastrophic flooding and other natural disasters this year. Their plight and the unmet
commitment made to them long ago provide us an...
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...