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.
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WANT NO U.S. TAXPAYER DOLLARS FOR PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD
Cosponsor Bill to Prohibit Spending on Global Climate Change Agreement Embraced by President Biden
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today highlighted their support of legislation to prohibit the use of U.S. taxpayer dollars to implement an international climate change pact that would drive up the cost of food, energy, and services for American families.
Wicker and Hyde...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCE FAIR ACCESS TO BANKING ACT
Miss. Senators Work to Prevent Discrimination by Financial Service Providers
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today joined colleagues in introducing the Fair Access to Banking Act, which would prevent discrimination against constitutionally-protected industries and law-abiding businesses by banks and financial service providers.
“Financial service providers wield immense power and...
HYDE-SMITH NAMED LEAD REPUBLICAN ON ENERGY SUBCOMMITTEE
Miss. Senator Lands Ranking Member Spot on Senate Energy Committee’s Water & Power Subcommittee
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today became the lead Republican on the Water and Power Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
The Water and Power Subcommittee jurisdiction includes, among other issues, oversight and legislative responsibilities for: irrigation; reclamation projects,...
Senate committee advances Granholm nomination to lead Energy
By Rachel Frazin
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted 13-4 on Wednesday to advance to the full Senate the nomination of former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D) to be secretary of Energy.
Republican Sens. John...
Tri-State Livestock News
Senators urge Vilsack to solve old problems
By Jerry Hagstrom
The Senate Agriculture Committee on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve President Biden’s nomination of Tom Vilsack to be Agriculture secretary, but only after several members urged him to address the same...
Mississippi congressman co-sponsors bill calling for construction of Keystone Pipeline to resume
By Josh Carter
JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Congressman Steven Palazzo announced Tuesday that he has co-sponsored a bill that, if passed, would cause the Keystone XL Pipeline to resume...
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 an...