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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 ANNOUNCES $32.2 MILLION FROM DOE TO MSU FOR CLEAN ENERGY R&D

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $32.2 MILLION FROM DOE TO MSU FOR CLEAN ENERGY R&D

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced the award of a $32.2 million contract to Mississippi State University to advance clean energy research and development.

The MSU Institute of Clean Energy Technology (ICET) will use the funding to continue applied research and development on air filtration and treatment....

MISS SENATORS, COLLEAGUES URGE BIDEN TO REVERSE CALL ASKING OPEC TO INCREASE OIL PRODUCTION

MISS SENATORS, COLLEAGUES URGE BIDEN TO REVERSE CALL ASKING OPEC TO INCREASE OIL PRODUCTION  

With Gas Prices Rising, 24 Senators Object to Biden Relying on Oil Cartel While Restricting U.S. Production 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) have signed a letter encouraging President Biden to reverse his decision to ask the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies to increase oil production in response to rising gas...

HYDE-SMITH CASTS AN EMPHATIC “NO” VOTE ON DEMS’ $4 TRILLION RECKLESS TAX & SPENDING SPREE

HYDE-SMITH CASTS AN EMPHATIC “NO” VOTE ON DEMS’ $4 TRILLION RECKLESS TAX & SPENDING SPREE

“There’s an old saying that money doesn’t grow on trees.  This is a lesson lost on Democrats…”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today cast an emphatic “NO” vote against an astounding FY2022 Reckless Tax and Spending Spree budget resolution that will allow Democrats to impose taxes and new spending exceeding $4.2 trillion to fund a gigantic expansion of federal government programs....

Ocean Aero moving operations and headquarters to Gulfport

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Ocean Aero moving operations and headquarters to Gulfport

WXXV Staff

Ocean Aero, manufacturer and service provider of ocean-going autonomous underwater and surface vehicles, is relocating its manufacturing operations and headquarters from San Diego to Gulfport, the Mississippi...

How the Senate ‘vote-a-rama’ spelled out GOP’s midterm script

Roll Call 

How the Senate ‘vote-a-rama’ spelled out GOP’s midterm script

Amendments broke Democratic unity on thorny issues such as critical race theory, abortion funding, immigration

By Lindsey McPherson

Senate Republicans laid bare their political playbook for next year’s midterms during a lengthy...

Miss. senators split on historic $1.2T infrastructure package

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Miss. senators split on historic $1.2T infrastructure package

By Kailynn Johnson

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith found themselves divided on the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package.

Sen. Hyde-Smith voted against it, but Wicker helped to pass the...

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 an...