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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 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

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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...

HYDE-SMITH APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS APPROVED

HYDE-SMITH APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS APPROVED

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate today approved a resolution to confirm the Senate Committee on Appropriations subcommittee assignments for U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.).

“Senators from Mississippi have a proud tradition of serving on the Appropriations Committee, and I look forward to being a good steward of taxpayer dollars as the committee works on fiscal year 2019 bills,” Hyde-Smith said.

Hyde-Smith has been assigned to...

Federal flood solutions face slow progress

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Federal flood solutions face slow progress

By Tim Reeves

By air it looks bad. In person, on the ground, or in a boat, it’s far worse.

For U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, the devastation of the ongoing flood in the Yazoo Backwater Area, in the Delta and along the Mississippi River has been...