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 OPPOSES POSSIBLE DUTIES ON PHOSPHATE FERTILIZERS
Miss. Senator Joins Letter Highlighting Hardships on U.S. Farmers if Penalties Imposed
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has signed a letter calling on the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to oppose imposing countervailing duties on Moroccan phosphate fertilizers, fees that would adversely affect the availability and affordability of fertilizers for Mississippi farmers and ranchers.
“The rising costs...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & GUEST ANNOUNCE $5.26 MILLION FOR RURAL HEALTH, EDUCATION PROJECTS
USDA Rural Development Provides Funds to Improve Telemedicine, Distance Learning Capabilities Across Mississippi
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Representative Michael Guest (R-Miss.), today welcomed the award of more than $5.26 million to boost rural telemedicine and distance learning capabilities across Mississippi.
The U.S. Department of...
HYDE-SMITH QUESTIONS INTERIOR NOMINEE ON MISS. JOB LOSSES IF OIL & GAS LEASE BAN LASTS
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today indicated she wants more assurances from the Secretary of the Interior nominee that job protection and the economy will be given greater weight as the Biden administration works to curtail fossil fuel production.
Hyde-Smith serves on the Senate Energy and...
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Senators Push For Increase Rice Trade With Iraq
By Meghan Grebner
Senators from rice producing states are urging American and Iraqi officials to take steps to increase US rice exports to Iraq.
The group says both the Iraqi people and American farmers would benefit from the action...
Group of bipartisan senators pushes for permanent Daylight Saving Time
By Caitlin O'Kane
Americans are about to "spring forward" and adjust their clocks for Daylight Saving Time, and a group of lawmakers wants to make it the last clock change ever. A bipartisan bill has been introduced in...
Push to make daylight saving time permanent gains steam
By Andrew Samet
MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - We will be moving the clock forward by one hour early Sunday morning and there is a push in the nation’s capital to make this time change permanent. The Sunshine Protection Act was...