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 QUESTIONS INTERIOR NOMINEE ON MISS. JOB LOSSES IF OIL & GAS LEASE BAN LASTS
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today indicated she wants more assurances from the Secretary of the Interior nominee that job protection and the economy will be given greater weight as the Biden administration works to curtail fossil fuel production.
Hyde-Smith serves on the Senate Energy and...
HYDE-SMITH 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING LEADERSHIP POSITION ON NEW APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE
HYDE-SMITH 117th CONGRESS COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS SET, INCLUDING NEW LEADERSHIP POSITION ON APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE
Miss. Senator Retains Spots on Four Committees, Including Appropriations and Agriculture
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that she will be the ranking member on the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Appropriations Subcommittee as part of Senate committee assignments being set for the 117th Congress.
“The 50-50 split in the...
HYDE-SMITH CRITIQUES BIDEN ENERGY POLICY ACTIONS THAT COST JOBS, TARGET STRATEGIC INDUSTRIES
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today offered a somber critique of President Biden’s early energy policy actions, decrying the loss of jobs and policy shifts already taking place in the first weeks of the administration.
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...