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 HAILS RELEASE OF FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR YAZOO BACKWATER PUMPS

HYDE-SMITH HAILS RELEASE OF FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR YAZOO BACKWATER PUMPS

Army Corps Final Pump Plan Marks Significant Progress Toward Flood Protection, Environmental Improvements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith today praised the release of a final U.S. Army Corps of Engineers environmental document that outlines the flood reduction and environmental benefits of its new Proposed Plan to address catastrophic flooding in the South Mississippi Delta.

The...

HYDE-SMITH OPPOSES PROPOSED USTR TAX INCREASE ON FOREIGN TRADE ZONES

HYDE-SMITH OPPOSES PROPOSED USTR TAX INCREASE ON FOREIGN TRADE ZONES

Proposed US-Mexico-Canada ‘Technical Correction’ Could Affect Mississippi FTZs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voiced her opposition to a proposed “technical correction” that would re-impose a $2 billion NAFTA-era tax increase on Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs), including such job-creating areas in Mississippi.

Hyde-Smith joined Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) in a letter asking U.S. Trade...

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES YAZOO BACKWATER PUMPS AS PUBLIC COMMENT DEADLINE DRAWS NEAR

HYDE-SMITH ADVOCATES YAZOO BACKWATER PUMPS AS PUBLIC COMMENT DEADLINE DRAWS NEAR

Senator Encourages More Mississippians to Comment by Nov. 30 Deadline

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today released her public comments in favor of the Yazoo Backwater Area pumps and encouraged more Mississippians to do likewise before a Nov. 30 deadline hits next week.

Hyde-Smith issued a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to register her support for a new Draft Supplemental...

Army Corps report supports Mississippi flood-control pumps

Associated Press

Army Corps report supports Mississippi flood-control pumps

By Emily Wagster Pettus

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued another report Friday favoring agribusinesses over environmentalists in a decades-long battle over a massive flood control project in the...