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 STATEMENT ON TARGETED COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE, COMPLETED FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS

HYDE-SMITH STATEMENT ON TARGETED COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE, COMPLETED FY2021 APPROPRIATIONS BILLS

Targeted Coronavirus Aid Agreement Much like Senate GOP Plan Blocked by Democrats since Summer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, on Sunday night issued the following statement regarding an agreement on must-pass legislation to provide a new round of COVID-19 relief and to complete the FY2021 appropriations process:

“I share...

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...

Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project gets $11.2 million from Corps

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Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project gets $11.2 million from Corps

By John Surratt

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is allocating $11.2 million for pre-construction project planning and acquiring mitigation property for the Yazoo Backwater Pump Project, according to information from U.S. Sen...

USACE publishes record of decision for Yazoo Area Pumps Project

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USACE publishes record of decision for Yazoo Area Pumps Project

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VICKSBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) published its Record of Decision for the Yazoo Area Pumps Project on Friday, January 15.

The Record of Decision details USACE’s decisions on the...