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 She believes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, should be repealed.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 & COLLEAGUES OPPOSE ILLEGAL VA-PROVIDED ABORTIONS
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) have joined 11 other Republican senators and 26 members of the House of Representatives in a public comment letter expressing strong opposition to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) interim final rule (IFR) that illegally allows abortions to be offered by the VA.
The lawmakers cite the VA’s explicit statutory prohibition on abortion...
HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES URGE FTC TO COMPLETE INVESTIGATION OF PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS
Lawmakers Seek Commitment to Finish Probe into Schemes Linked to High Prescription Drug Costs
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is part of a bipartisan effort to ensure the Federal Trade Commission completes an investigation of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) for potential market manipulation tactics and other anticompetitive practices that increase the cost of prescription drugs....
AHEAD OF HALLOWEEN, HYDE-SMITH & COLLEAGUES ISSUE PSAs ON DANGERS OF RAINBOW FENTANYL
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is among a dozen Senators who today released pre-Halloween Public Service Announcements (PSAs) warning parents about the rainbow fentanyl pills now being used by drug cartels to target American youths.
Rainbow fentanyl is being distributed in a variety of...
The Washington Times
Senate Republicans threaten to derail crucial defense policy bill over Biden’s vaccine mandate
By Joseph Clark
Senate Republicans are threatening to block the must-pass defense policy bill over President Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for U.S. service members.
More than a...
Clarksdale Press Register
Senator Hyde-Smith Addresses At-Risk Rural Hospitals
By THE PRESS REGISTER
Wed,11/23/22-12:00PM, 247 Reads
At a hearing in the build-up to writing the nation’s agriculture production law, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith used the dire outlook of rural hospitals in Mississippi...
Mississippi rebuilds health earmark empire in post-Cochran era
The state, 34th in population, nonetheless received more than $50 million worth of health-focused earmarks in 2022
By Lauren Clason
Mississippi, the country’s poorest state and its second unhealthiest, was one of the top...