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Senator Hyde-Smith knows dependence on foreign oil poses economic and national security risks for the United States.  The Senator supports responsible exploration and production of Mississippi’s and the nation’s energy resources, including the development of new technologies to support the production of biofuels and other energy sources.

Senator Hyde-Smith understands the importance of conservation and good stewardship of our natural resources.  She supports balanced and responsible resource management policies to ensure Mississippi’s forests, wetlands, and coastal region remain assets for future generations to enjoy.


HYDE-SMITH, WICKER WELCOME APPOINTMENT OF JOHN G. CAMPBELL TO LEAD USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN MISSISSIPPI

HYDE-SMITH, WICKER WELCOME APPOINTMENT OF JOHN G. CAMPBELL TO LEAD USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN MISSISSIPPI

Miss. Senators Recommended Greenville Native and Hyde-Smith Aide for Key USDA Agency in Mississippi

John Gordon Campbell
John Gordon Campbell

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today welcomed the appointment of Greenville native John G. Campbell as the new State Director for USDA Rural Development in Mississippi.

The Mississippi Senators recommended Campbell,...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $2.32 MILLION IN PILT PAYMENTS TO MISS. COUNTIES

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $2.32 MILLION IN PILT PAYMENTS TO MISS. COUNTIES

Dept. of the Interior Program Helps Counties with Federal Lands, Installations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that 72 counties in Mississippi with tax-exempt, federal property will receive $2.32 million in Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) payments for 2020.

The U.S. Department of the Interior issues the PILT payments to counties, with local officials retaining authority to allocate...

HYDE-SMITH, AG PANEL CONSIDER BILL TO PROMOTE FARM & RANCH ACCESS TO CARBON CREDIT MARKETS

HYDE-SMITH, AG PANEL CONSIDER BILL TO PROMOTE FARM & RANCH ACCESS TO CARBON CREDIT MARKETS

062420 Ag Hearing Climate Solutions Bill
VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Questions Farm Bureau President on Increasing Access to Markets.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) with the Senate Agriculture Committee today explored how to best increase voluntary participation by farmers and ranchers in conservation efforts through broader access to carbon credit markets.

The committee conducted a hearing Wednesday on the Growing...

Senators Target Telehealth Access for Farmers, Loggers and Fishermen

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Senators Target Telehealth Access for Farmers, Loggers and Fishermen
 
By Eric Wicklund

June 16, 2020 - Lawmakers are looking to extend telehealth into rural parts of America to improve access for people in need of mental health services.

A group of Senators last week introduced...