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 VOTES AGAINST ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN, WANTS IMPROVEMENTS AS BILL MOVES FORWARD

HYDE-SMITH VOTES AGAINST ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN, WANTS IMPROVEMENTS AS BILL MOVES FORWARD

Senator’s Public Lands & Offshore Leasing Amendment Stymied by Energy Committee Democrats

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Offers Amendment to Require Biden Administration to Follow the Law on Public Lands, Offshore Energy Leases.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted against advancing energy infrastructure legislation due to its expansion of federal powers over states and...

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES SENATE PASSAGE OF ‘GROWING CLIMATE SOLUTIONS ACT’

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES SENATE PASSAGE OF ‘GROWING CLIMATE SOLUTIONS ACT’

Miss. Senator Cosponsored Bipartisan Bill to Promote Forest, Farm & Ranch Access to Carbon Credit Markets as Nation Tackles Climate Change Issues

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today praised Senate passage of bipartisan legislation to improve access to carbon credit markets for private forest owners and agriculture producers interested in ramping up conservation efforts.

As a member of the Senate...

HYDE-SMITH, PANEL HEAR PLEA FOR TREASURY DEPT. FUNDS TO HELP UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES, BUSINESSES

HYDE-SMITH, PANEL HEAR PLEA FOR TREASURY DEPT. FUNDS TO HELP UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES, BUSINESSES

Miss. Delta Banker Testifies at Senate Appropriations Hearing on FY22 Treasury Budget Requests

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PHOTO:  Andy Anderson of Anguilla, Miss., Testifying.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Wednesday welcomed the testimony of a Mississippi Delta banker on the need to expand federal programs that allow small community banks to supply loans to underserved populations.

Hyde-Smith,...

Forest Service sells land for southwest Mississippi project

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Forest Service sells land for southwest Mississippi project

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MEADVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is transferring ownership of a parcel of land to a group that plans to develop a conference center and a 200-room lodge near a lake in southwestern...