Senator Hyde-Smith supports common-sense, patient-centered health care reforms to help Mississippi families afford health insurance coverage without expanding the government’s role in providing health care. She believes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, should be repealed.
Senator Hyde-Smith appreciates the role of the state’s universities to support federal research on better prevention and treatment efforts on chronic diseases, like diabetes, that affect Mississippians disproportionally.
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH REQUEST RETURN TO REAGAN-ERA TITLE X REGULATIONS TO PREVENT TAXPAYER FUNDING OF ABORTION PROVIDERS
HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $3.58 MILLION TO FIGHT OPIOID CRISIS IN MISSISSIPPI
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that the State of Mississippi has been awarded a $3.58 million grant to fight the opioid crisis.
The Mississippi Department of Mental Health Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services will use the Opioid State Targeted Response (STR) grant to build on prevention and recovery strategies to reduce opioid abuse. The state received an initial $3.58...
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...
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Senators Stress COVID-19 Relief for Agriculture
March 24, 2020
Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) led a Senate colloquy Monday to outline the importance of supporting farmers, ranchers and rural America in legislation to provide relief from the impacts of COVID-19. Hoeven worked to include $50...
20 health centers receive federal funding for COVID-19 response
By Steven Gagliano
As lawmakers in D.C. continue to work on the third coronavirus response package, funding from the first package continues to make its way to states, including Mississippi.
On March 6, President Trump...
Brookhaven Daily Leader
Farmer: ‘We’ve got work to do’
By Donna Campbell
Farmers farm when it’s hot, cold, dry, wet and bug infested. So they say they’re not going to let a COVID-19 outbreak come between them and their job.
“Coronavirus or no coronavirus, we’ve got work to do,” said Rep. Vince...