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 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING LEADERSHIP POSITION ON NEW APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE

HYDE-SMITH 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING NEW LEADERSHIP POSITION ON APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE

Miss. Senator Retains Spots on Four Committees, Including Appropriations and Agriculture

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that she will be the ranking member on the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Subcommittee as part of Senate committee assignments being set for the 117th Congress.

“The 50-50 split in the...

HYDE-SMITH CRITIQUES BIDEN ENERGY POLICY ACTIONS THAT COST JOBS, TARGET STRATEGIC INDUSTRIES

HYDE-SMITH CRITIQUES BIDEN ENERGY POLICY ACTIONS THAT COST JOBS, TARGET STRATEGIC INDUSTRIES

020321 Energy Floor Speech
SPEECH:  Hyde-Smith Critiques President Biden’s Energy Policy Actions.
VIDEO CLIP:  Hyde-Smith Critiques President Biden’s Energy Policy Actions.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today offered a somber critique of President Biden’s early energy policy actions, decrying the loss of jobs and policy shifts already taking place in the first weeks of the administration.

Hyde-Smith...

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO ADVANCE NOMINATION OF TOM VILSACK TO LEAD USDA

HYDE-SMITH VOTES TO ADVANCE NOMINATION OF TOM VILSACK TO LEAD USDA

Miss. Senator Addresses Rising Fertilizer Costs, Expanding Forestry & Wood Products Markets at Confirmation Hearing

020221 Vilsack Hearing
VIDEO:  Hyde-Smith Questions Agriculture Secretary-nominee Tom Vilsack at Confirmation Hearing.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted to advance the nomination of former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to assume that same position within the Biden Administration.

Hyde-Smith serves...