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

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

HYDE-SMITH STRESSES FARM SAFETY NET & RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AT ‘STATE OF RURAL AMERICA’ HEARING
 

Senator Hyde-Smith at ‘State of Rural America’ Hearing

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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

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

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Senators propose change to service hours for livestock haulers

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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...

NCBA Welcomes Legislation Aimed to Help Livestock Haulers

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NCBA Welcomes Legislation Aimed to Help Livestock Haulers

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NCBA Welcomes Legislation That Helps Livestock Haulers with Federal Hours of Service Reforms The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association today welcomed the introduction of legislation in the U.S. Senate aimed at...

NCBA Welcomes Legislation Aimed to Help Livestock Haulers

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association

NCBA Welcomes Legislation Aimed to Help Livestock Haulers

WASHINGTON (May 1, 2019) – The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association today welcomed the introduction of legislation in the U.S. Senate aimed at reforming federal Hours of Service (HOS) rules in a way that...