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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.


SENATE DESIGNATES MAY 18 AS 'KIDS TO PARKS DAY'

SENATE DESIGNATES MAY 18 AS 'KIDS TO PARKS DAY'

Hyde-Smith & Wyden Lead Resolution Designating Day to Promote Outdoor Recreation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate this week approved a resolution introduced by U.S. Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) to promote healthy outdoor recreation by designating May 18, 2024, as National Kids to Parks Day and to encourage young people and their families to get outdoors.

The bipartisan Kids to Parks Resolution (S.Res.686) was...

HYDE-SMITH, PARK SERVICE AGREED TO WORK TOGETHER TO ADVANCE NATCHEZ HISTORICAL SITES BILL

HYDE-SMITH, PARK SERVICE AGREED TO WORK TOGETHER TO ADVANCE NATCHEZ HISTORICAL SITES BILL

Hyde-Smith Bill Written to Elevate Historic Jefferson College & Grand Village of the Natchez Indians within the National Park System

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VIDEO:  Senator Hyde-Smith Advocates Her Bill to Add Natchez Sites to Natchez National Historical Park.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) and the National Park Service (NPS) today agreed to work together to advance legislation she authored to...

HYDE-SMITH WANTS ARKABUTLA DAM FIX PRIORITIZED, LOOKS TO FALL FOR MAJOR MOVES ON YAZOO BACKWATER PUMPS

HYDE-SMITH WANTS ARKABUTLA DAM FIX PRIORITIZED, LOOKS TO FALL FOR MAJOR MOVES ON YAZOO BACKWATER PUMPS

Senator Focuses on Critical Mississippi Flood Control Projects at Army Corps Budget Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today received commitments from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials regarding prioritizing two important Mississippi flood control projects, the Arkabutla Lake dam and the Yazoo Backwater Area Pumps.

Hyde-Smith focused on the two...

Biden Changes Course On A Major Power Grid Rule After Backlash

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Biden Changes Course On A Major Power Grid Rule After Backlash

Facing bipartisan pushback and a nationwide shortage of electrical transformers, federal regulators tweaked a major new energy-efficiency rule.

By Alexander C. Kaufman

In the years before the United States’ aging network of...

The Alliance of National Heritage Areas honors Heritage Champions

Delta Daily News

The Alliance of National Heritage Areas honors Heritage Champions

Senator Hyde-Smith of Mississippi among five individuals honored for supporting and advancing America’s National Heritage Areas

By Andranita Williams

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) was recently...

Madison declares a state of disaster, seeks federal funds. See why

Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Madison declares a state of disaster, seeks federal funds. See why

By Ross Reily

Eight pine trees are bunched together along the Madison Ave. right-of-way, just off of I-55 in Madison. They have died recently and need to be taken down because they pose a public-safety risk...

INFLATION

INFLATION

Congressional Record Vol. 169, No. 21
(Senate - February 1, 2023) PDF

  Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Madam President, in less than a week, President 
Biden will deliver his State of the Union Address to the Nation. In the 
buildup to that speech, we are already seeing the President and his 
administ...

Disaster Relief

DISASTER RELIEF

Congressional Record (Senate - May 09, 2019)

Mr. President, I also rise to speak on behalf of thousands of Mississippians who have been affected by catastrophic flooding and other natural disasters this year. Their plight and the unmet 
commitment made to them long ago provide us...