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 SUPPORTS COMMONSENSE ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATORY PROCESSES STARTED BY TRUMP EPA
At Budget Review Hearing, Miss. Senator Addresses Pesticide Regulations, Pascagoula Superfund Site
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt...
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...
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Hyde-Smith Announces $3M for Rural Water Systems
By Ben Caxton
WASHINGTON, DC (Ben Caxton) — Nearly $3 million in loan and grant funding has been awarded to three rural Mississippi communities to improve water systems.
The Coahoma County Utility District #2 will use a $580,000 low...
Editorial: Time for talk is over; we need action to complete flood plan
By Staff Reports
For U.S. Senators, a maiden speech is a cherished tradition and something very important to those elected to the Senate. As the name hints, senators only get one maiden speech, one first speech,...
Mississippi extends duck hunting season
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks recently extended the dates for duck hunting season and added special hunting dates for youths, veterans and active duty military.
MDWFP revealed the...