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.
Sun Herald, Biloxi
Gulfport’s USM Marine Research Center gets $2 million grant for upgrades
The University of Southern Mississippi Marine Research Center is getting a $2 million grant from RESTORE Act funds connected to the BP oil spill, the state’s congressional representatives...
Backwater Flooding Brings Long-Term Issues To Delta
By Kevin Edwards
Peter Nimrod, chief engineer of the Mississippi Levee Board in Greenville, recently told members of the Rotary Club of Cleveland that the lower Delta has suffered greatly this year.
“Not one acre is going to...
Rep. Palazzo: Federal fisheries disaster declaration could come by next week
By WLOX Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WLOX) - Mississippi Congressman Steven Palazzo said approval could be coming soon on a federal fisheries disaster declaration for Mississippi. In fact, it could happen as...