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 HIGHLIGHTS EXTENDED DUCK HUNTING SEASON IN MISS.
Senator Authored Law Giving States Right to Extend Federal Duck Hunting Season to Jan. 31
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today highlighted the approval of the 2019-2020 duck hunting season in Mississippi, which will extend to Jan. 31, 2020, as a result of a law change she authored.
Gone is the “last Sunday in January” deadline previously set by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for duck hunting seasons...
HYDE-SMITH: THREE RURAL MISS. WATER PROVIDERS AWARDED $2.39 MILLION FOR UPGRADES
USDA Rural Development Provides Loan-Grant Funding for Water System Improvements in Coahoma, Union & Wayne Counties
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced the approval of more than $2.93 million in loan and grant funding to improve water systems in three rural Mississippi communities.
USDA Rural Development...
IN MAIDEN SPEECH, HYDE-SMITH SAYS AMERICANS DESERVE A RESPONSIVE GOVERNMENT
Miss. Senator Cites Ongoing Mississippi Flooding, Unmet Promises to Make Point
Hyde-Smith: U.S.-South Korea rice agreement to benefit MS producers
By Steven Gagliano
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith welcomed news of an agreement that could allow exports of rice grown in Mississippi to South Korea.
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Secretary of...
Boothbay (Maine) Register
LYME TIME: We Did It!
By Paula Jackson Jones
Last week, former Senator Kay Hagan (N.C.) passed away from complications due to the tick-borne disease known as the Powassan virus. That same week, the Senate Health Committee voted unanimously to advance legislation introduced...
Pine Belt News
Progress Water Receives $1.25M Grant, $1.9M Loan
By HASKEL BURNS
For the last several years, officials from Progress Community Water Association in Purvis have had maintenance issues with outdated water lines in the community – some of which were originally installed in the late 1960s...