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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.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SUPPORT SPORTSMEN, OPPOSE TRADITIONAL AMMO & TACKLE BAN

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH SUPPORT SPORTSMEN, OPPOSE TRADITIONAL AMMO & TACKLE BAN

Miss. Senators Cosponsor Protecting Access for Hunters and Anglers Act of 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) last week joined 21 Senators to advance legislation to prohibit the Biden administration from banning the use of traditional lead ammunition or tackle on public lands.

The Protecting Access for Hunters and Anglers Act of 2022 (S.4940) would stop the U.S....

HYDE-SMITH ASKS BIDEN ADMIN. TO AMEND FUNDING REQUEST TO INCLUDE JACKSON WATER CRISIS

HYDE-SMITH ASKS BIDEN ADMIN. TO AMEND FUNDING REQUEST TO INCLUDE JACKSON WATER CRISIS

Miss. Senator Suggests Capital City Emergency Warrants as Much Attention as Other Disasters and Monkeypox

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today asked the Biden administration to submit a new funding request to Congress to help resolve the water crisis in Jackson, arguing the Mississippi capital city’s emergency needs to be on par with other disaster situations around the country.

In...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH URGE BIDEN TO ADDRESS SUPPLY CHAIN THREATS TO SOUTHEAST ELECTRIC INFRASTRUCTURE

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH URGE BIDEN TO ADDRESS SUPPLY CHAIN THREATS TO SOUTHEAST ELECTRIC INFRASTRUCTURE

Miss. Senators, Colleagues Sign Letter on Shortages that Put Grid at Risk Ahead of Storm Season 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) last week joined colleagues in calling on President Biden to immediately address the urgent supply chain shortages threatening the Southeast region’s electric infrastructure as storm season begins.

U.S. Senator Bill...

Congressional leaders react to Jackson’s water crisis

WJTV-TV Jackson

Congressional leaders react to Jackson’s water crisis

By Kaitlin Howell

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Congressional leaders from Mississippi reacted to the water crisis in Jackson after Governor Tate Reeves (R-Miss.) declared a state of emergency.

I have long supported federal efforts to...

Rounds sponsors Security to Avoid Violence in Educational Settings Act

Ripon Advance

Rounds sponsors Security to Avoid Violence in Educational Settings Act

By Ripon Advance News Service

U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD) recently proposed legislation to create a new U.S. Department of Justice grant program that would reallocate $500 million in funding over five years to...

Mississippi delegation pushes for completion of Yazoo Pumps

SuperTalk Mississippi News

Mississippi delegation pushes for completion of Yazoo Pumps

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, Senator Roger Wicker, and Vicksburg Mayor George Flaggs were in attendance for the event.

By Kelly Bennett

The back-and-forth over whether or not to finish the Congress-approved Yazoo...

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...