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 STATEMENT ON THE INAUGURATION

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON THE INAUGURATION

Conservative Miss. Senator Committed to Working toward Common-Ground Solutions to Challenges Facing the Nation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who today attended the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, issued the following statement after the ceremony at the U.S. Capitol:

“I wish President Biden and Vice President Harris well as they undertake the serious challenges facing our beloved country....

HYDE-SMITH:  ADDITIONAL $63.6 MILLION FOR ARMY CORPS WORK IN MISS., INCLUDING $9.2 MILLION FOR YAZOO BACKWATER AREA PUMPS

HYDE-SMITH:  ADDITIONAL $63.6 MILLION FOR ARMY CORPS WORK IN MISS., INCLUDING $9.2 MILLION FOR YAZOO BACKWATER AREA PUMPS

Additional Funding for 17 Projects Will Aid Community Wastewater Projects, Harbor Dredging, Flood Control Works

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss) today reported that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is directing an additional $63.6 million in FY2021 funding to Mississippi for work on 17 projects, including $9.2 million for pre-construction project...

HYDE-SMITH READY TO FINISH THE JOB WITH FINAL GREEN LIGHT FROM ARMY CORPS ON YAZOO PUMPS

HYDE-SMITH READY TO FINISH THE JOB WITH FINAL GREEN LIGHT FROM ARMY CORPS ON YAZOO PUMPS

Corps’ Record of Decision Signing Clears Way for Backwater Area Pump Project Implementation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today committed to finishing the job now that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed pivotal documentation to move forward with its new Proposed Plan for the Yazoo Backwater Area Pumps.

The Corps on Friday signed a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Yazoo...

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...

U.S. Sen. Hyde-Smith takes oath of office in Washington

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U.S. Sen. Hyde-Smith takes oath of office in Washington

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence officiated during the ceremony to mark the start of the 117th Congress. (Source: U.S. Senate Photographic Studio; Dan Rios/U.S. Senate Photographic Studio)

By Renaldo Hopkins

WASHINGTON, D.C....