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.
MISS. LAWMAKERS COMMEND FEDERAL FISHERIES DISASTER DECLARATION FOR MISSISSIPPI
Wicker, Hyde-Smith & Palazzo Also Fighting for Reforms to Expedite Relief
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Representative Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today commended U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for approving a federal fishery disaster declaration for Mississippi.
The legislators had previously encouraged Secretary Ross to approve Governor Phil...
HYDE-SMITH: $56.6 MILLION CONTRACT AWARDED TO CONTINUE SHIP ISLAND RESTORATION WORK
Phase 3 & 4 of Barrier Island Project Funded by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced the award of a $56.6 million contract to carry out Phases 3 and 4 of a barrier island restoration project on Ship Island.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fixed-price contract is part of the Mississippi...
HYDE-SMITH CRITICAL OF DEMOCRATIC BLOCKADE OF FY2020 DEFENSE FUNDING PACKAGE
Lack of Minority Support Stops Senate Effort to Move Appropriations Package that also Included Mississippi Flood Control Funding
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today criticized Senate Democrats for blocking an effort to advance a FY2020 funding package for national defense and other priorities, including Army Corps of Engineers projects in...
MISSISSIPPI RIVER: 'Insanely fast' flood project races past Interior pushback
by Hannah Northey and Ariel Wittenberg
The Trump administration is moving at breakneck speed to sign off on a sprawling flood mitigation project in Mississippi that EPA originally vetoed in 2008 — a move that...
Lafayette (La.) Daily Advertiser
Kennedy, Cassidy propose plan to increase Gulf of Mexico lease sales
By William Taylor Potter
Louisiana's U.S. senators are spearheading an attempt to require the federal government to hold two lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico each year — a move the senators say...
Katy (Texas) News
Cornyn Introduces Bill to Conserve Gulf Coast, Protect Texas Energy Jobs
Dec 3, 2020
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today introduced the Conservation Funding Protection Act to protect jobs and drilling opportunities in the Gulf of Mexico as well as the conservation they fund.