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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 & PALAZZO ANNOUNCE $574,000 GRANT FOR RAIL CONNECTION IN JACKSON COUNTY

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & PALAZZO ANNOUNCE $574,000 GRANT FOR RAIL CONNECTION IN JACKSON COUNTY
 
RESTORE Act Funds Will Provide Necessary Planning, Surveying, and Permitting Costs for North Rail Connector Project to Proceed

 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Congressman Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today announced a $574,000 grant to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality to fund planning, surveying, and permitting for a 4,300-foot rail...

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES AWARD OF $27.7 MILLION IN GOMESA FUNDING

HYDE-SMITH PRAISES AWARD OF $27.7 MILLION IN GOMESA FUNDING
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations, today praised the Interior Department announcement to distribute more than $27.7 million this year to the State of Mississippi and three coast counties for coastal conservation, restoration, and hazard mitigation activities.
 
The funding, announced by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Thursday, represents Phase II...

HYDE-SMITH STRESSES FARM SAFETY NET & RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AT ‘STATE OF RURAL AMERICA’ HEARING

HYDE-SMITH STRESSES FARM SAFETY NET & RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE AT ‘STATE OF RURAL AMERICA’ HEARING
 

Senator Hyde-Smith at ‘State of Rural America’ Hearing

Watch the video:  Senator Hyde-Smith at ‘State of Rural America’ Hearing
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today stressed the importance of a farm safety net and rural infrastructure development during her first hearing as a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee.
 
Hyde-Smith posed several questions to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, who was the sole witness at a...

Legislators Reintroduce CO2 Regulatory Certainty Act

US Ag Net

Legislators Reintroduce CO2 Regulatory Certainty Act

North Dakota Ag Connection

Senators John Hoeven (R-N.D.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.) and Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) Thursday reintroduced their legislation, the CO2 Regulatory Certainty Act, to direct the Department of Treasury to use its...

Hyde-Smith Proposes Fisheries, Aquaculture Disaster Funding

Southeast Ag Radio Network 

Hyde-Smith Proposes Fisheries, Aquaculture Disaster Funding

(NAFB) — A Senate bill proposed this week would create a disaster program for commercial fishing and aquaculture operations. Introduced by Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, the Commercial Fishing and...

Safety net proposed for fishermen

Houma (La.) Courier

Safety net proposed for fishermen

By Halle Parker

Louisiana shrimpers say a bill introduced in the Senate that would provide a safety net for commercial fishermen to help in difficult years like 2019 is a long time coming.

For decades, shrimpers and others in the commercial...