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.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH URGE BIDEN TO DROP STEP-UP IN BASIS TAX-HIKE PROPOSAL

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH URGE BIDEN TO DROP STEP-UP IN BASIS TAX-HIKE PROPOSAL

Miss. Senators, Colleagues Advocate for Family-owned Businesses, Farms, Ranches 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week joined the entire Senate Republican caucus in urging President Biden to abandon his effort to impose a capital gains tax increase on family-owned businesses, farms, and ranches.

The Senators sent Biden a letter stressing that repealing this part of...

HYDE-SMITH:  MISS. FAMILY FARMS AT RISK AS DEMOCRATS TEE UP RECKLESS $3.5 TRILLION TAX & SPENDING SPREE

HYDE-SMITH:  MISS. FAMILY FARMS AT RISK AS DEMOCRATS TEE UP RECKLESS $3.5 TRILLION TAX & SPENDING SPREE

Study Shows Miss. Family Farmers, Ranchers Would Pay the Heaviest Price under Dem. Tax Schemes

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VIDEO:  Senator Assails Democratic Tax Plans as Harmful to Mississippi Farms, Ranches.
VIDEO CLIP:  Senator Assails Democratic Tax Plans as Harmful to Mississippi Farms, Ranches.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today assailed proposed tax changes in the Democrats’ $3.5...

LAND ACQUIRED FOR LODGE AND CONFERENCE CENTER ON LAKE OKHISSA

(NOTE: The Scenic Rivers Development Alliance issued the following news release on Friday, July 16.)

LAND ACQUIRED FOR LODGE AND CONFERENCE CENTER ON LAKE OKHISSA

July 16, 2021

Meadville, MS (Press Release) - Scenic Rivers Development Alliance today announced the acquisition of approximately 150 acres of land along the shoreline of Lake Okhissa in Southwest Mississippi from the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

Scenic Rivers Development Alliance is a body politic of the State of Mississippi, which has...

Committee approves $20.7M to advance Yazoo Backwater Area Project

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Committee approves $20.7M to advance Yazoo Backwater Area Project

By Kaitlin Howell

WASHINGTON (WJTV) – On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced the Senate Appropriations Committee passed an appropriations measure that includes funding to support flood control...