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.
MISS. DELEGATION ENCOURAGES U.S. TRADE REP TO STAND WITH U.S. CATFISH FARMERS
Joint Senate-House Contingent Questions Vietnamese WTO Request as Safety Certification Looms
WASHINGTON, D. C. – A united Mississippi congressional delegation is part of bipartisan and bicameral effort encouraging the U.S. Trade Representative to defend the nation’s food safety laws on behalf of the U.S. catfish industry and consumers as Vietnam seeks to challenge the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s catfish inspection...
HYDE-SMITH STRESSES FARM SAFETY NET & RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AT ‘STATE OF RURAL AMERICA’ HEARING
Watch the video: Senator Hyde-Smith at ‘State of Rural America’ Hearing
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today stressed the importance of a farm safety net and rural infrastructure development during her first hearing as a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee.
Hyde-Smith posed several questions to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, who was the sole witness at a...
HYDE-SMITH APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS APPROVED
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate today approved a resolution to confirm the Senate Committee on Appropriations subcommittee assignments for U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.).
“Senators from Mississippi have a proud tradition of serving on the Appropriations Committee, and I look forward to being a good steward of taxpayer dollars as the committee works on fiscal year 2019 bills,” Hyde-Smith said.
Hyde-Smith has been assigned to...
Senators propose change to service hours for livestock haulers
By AGDAILY Reporters
Today, Sens. Ben Sasse (R-NE) and Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced a bipartisan bill to provide livestock haulers with regulatory relief from the restrictive Hours-of-Service rules. The bill, the Transporting...
Legislation to Bring Cell-Cultured Meat Products Under USDA Jurisdiction
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith recently introduced legislation that would give the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) the responsibility of regulating, inspecting, and labeling cell-cultured meat...
Meet the Lawmaker: Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss.
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Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith represents the state of Mississippi in the U.S. Senate and has held an elected office since 2000. The cattle producer and former...