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 STRESSES VIGILANCE ON EVOLVING ENERGY CYBERSECURITY THREATS
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today stressed the need for stronger and continued cooperation among government agencies and industry to ensure the security of the American energy sector, which is under consistent cyberattack from nation...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME NOMINATION OF BILL COOK TO TVA BOARD
President Trump Picks Oxford Entrepreneur for Five-Year Term
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Charles William “Bill” Cook, Jr., of Oxford to serve a five-year term on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
Wicker and Hyde-Smith recommended Cook for the post earlier this year.
“Bill Cook is a...
HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES FEMA DISASTER AID FOR ISSAQUENA & ALCORN COUNTIES
Nearly $3.0 Million in Public Assistance Funds Will Offset Roadway Repair, Utility Restoration Costs
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today said the award of nearly $3.0 million in federal disaster grants will offset costs for repairing roadways in Issaquena County and restoring utilities distribution lines in Alcorn County.
Positive report: Corps’ study says backwater pumps project should move ahead
By Tim Reeves
After months of study and feedback, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a report Friday that lays out recommendations for completion of the Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project.
Yazoo Backwater Pump Project: Could 2021 be the year? Hyde-Smith says it’s looking good!
By Andi Davis
June 15th was the deadline to submit initial public comments on a new review on the Yazoo Backwater Area Project, a long-awaited flood control protection measure in the Delta.
Oyster restoration will be funded on the Coast
By Bailey Martin
Governor Tate Reeves and U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, Cindy Hyde-Smith, and Representative Steven Palazzo, celebrated the award of $7,624,559 to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to support the...