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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:  COMMERCE DEPT. HAS FUNDS NOW TO ADDRESS MISSISSIPPI FISHERIES DISASTER

HYDE-SMITH:  COMMERCE DEPT. HAS FUNDS NOW TO ADDRESS MISSISSIPPI FISHERIES DISASTER

Citing Mounting Challenges for Gulf Coast, Hyde-Smith Urges Commerce Sec. to Take Swift Action to Use Available Funds

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to take swift action to approve a fishery disaster determination for the Mississippi Gulf Coast, using recently-approved funding for fishery disaster assistance.

Hyde-Smith, who serves on...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $2.16 MILLION IN PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES TO MISS. COUNTIES

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $2.16 MILLION IN PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES TO MISS. COUNTIES
Dept. of the Interior Program Helps Counties with Federal Lands, Installations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that Mississippi will receive $2.16 million in Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) payments for 2019.

The FY2019 PILT payments going to 72 Mississippi counties range in value from $245,653 for Lafayette County to $111 for Noxubee County.  The payments are issued by the...

HYDE-SMITH AIRS SUPPORT FOR REAUTHORIZING BATTLEFIELD PRESERVATION PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH AIRS SUPPORT FOR REAUTHORIZING BATTLEFIELD PRESERVATION PROGRAM
Subcommittee Reviews Bid to Extend a Program Used to Preserve Battlefield Sites in Mississippi

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today registered her support for continuation of a battlefield preservation program that has benefited efforts to save historic sites in Mississippi.

The Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks, on which Hyde-Smith serves, conducted a hearing to...

Senators Target Telehealth Access for Farmers, Loggers and Fishermen

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Senators Target Telehealth Access for Farmers, Loggers and Fishermen
 
By Eric Wicklund

June 16, 2020 - Lawmakers are looking to extend telehealth into rural parts of America to improve access for people in need of mental health services.

A group of Senators last week introduced...