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 CRITIQUES BIDEN ENERGY POLICY ACTIONS THAT COST JOBS, TARGET STRATEGIC INDUSTRIES

HYDE-SMITH CRITIQUES BIDEN ENERGY POLICY ACTIONS THAT COST JOBS, TARGET STRATEGIC INDUSTRIES

020321 Energy Floor Speech
SPEECH:  Hyde-Smith Critiques President Biden’s Energy Policy Actions.
VIDEO CLIP:  Hyde-Smith Critiques President Biden’s Energy Policy Actions.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today offered a somber critique of President Biden’s early energy policy actions, decrying the loss of jobs and policy shifts already taking place in the first weeks of the administration.

Hyde-Smith...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO ADVANCE NOMINATION OF TOM VILSACK TO LEAD USDA

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO ADVANCE NOMINATION OF TOM VILSACK TO LEAD USDA

Miss. Senator Addresses Rising Fertilizer Costs, Expanding Forestry & Wood Products Markets at Confirmation Hearing

020221 Vilsack Hearing
VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Questions Agriculture Secretary-nominee Tom Vilsack at Confirmation Hearing.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted to advance the nomination of former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to assume that same position within the Biden Administration.

Hyde-Smith serves...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH STAND WITH AMERICAN WORKERS, FARMERS & BUSINESSES

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH STAND WITH AMERICAN WORKERS, FARMERS & BUSINESSES

Miss. Senators Defend Trump Administration’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cosponsored a resolution urging the Senate to uphold the Trump Administration’s Navigable Waters Protection Rule.

The resolution was introduced in response to President Joe Biden’s executive order revoking President Trump’s directive to rescind the Obama-era...

Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project gets $11.2 million from Corps

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Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project gets $11.2 million from Corps

By John Surratt

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is allocating $11.2 million for pre-construction project planning and acquiring mitigation property for the Yazoo Backwater Pump Project, according to information from U.S. Sen...

USACE publishes record of decision for Yazoo Area Pumps Project

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USACE publishes record of decision for Yazoo Area Pumps Project

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VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) published its Record of Decision for the Yazoo Area Pumps Project on Friday, January 15.

The Record of Decision details USACE’s decisions on the...