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  She believes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, should be repealed.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.


HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO HELP FIX JACKSON WATER WOES

HYDE-SMITH INTRODUCES BILL TO HELP FIX JACKSON WATER WOES

Measure Would Tap Army Corps, EPA & EDA Resources for Urgent Water Infrastructure Work

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the recent collapse of the water system in Mississippi’s state capital, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation to authorize a multipronged federal approach to help the City of Jackson overcome long-neglected water infrastructure upgrades.

The Emergency Water Infrastructure Improvements Act...

HYDE-SMITH NAMED TOP REPUBLICAN ON AGRICULTURE SUBCOMMITTEE

HYDE-SMITH NAMED TOP REPUBLICAN ON AGRICULTURE SUBCOMMITTEE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry U.S. today named U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) as the lead Republican of its Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, Poultry, Local Food Systems, and Food Safety and Security.

“I look forward to serving as the Ranking Member of this subcommittee as the Senate Agriculture Committee addresses the policies needed to strengthen the agricultural sector and...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $20.5 MILLION IN COVID-19 FUNDING TO ADDRESS MISS. MENTAL HEALTH, SUBSTANCE ABUSE

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $20.5 MILLION IN COVID-19 FUNDING TO ADDRESS MISS. MENTAL HEALTH, SUBSTANCE ABUSE

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of almost $20.5 million in COVID-19 funding to address mental health and substance abuse problems in Mississippi.

Specifically, the Mississippi Department of Mental Health will receive $12,938,191 in Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant (SABG) funding and $7,556,583 in Community Mental Health...

Virtual Meeting Addresses Jackson’s Water Issues

Northside Sun

Virtual Meeting Addresses Jackson’s Water Issues

By Nell Luter Floyd 

Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba encouraged listeners during a virtual town hall meeting focused on the city’s water issues to contact state and national leaders and ask them to support improvements to the system.

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U.S. senators from Mississippi opposed Becerra confirmation 

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U.S. senators from Mississippi opposed Becerra confirmation 

The U.S. Senate confirmed Becerra Thursday on a 50-49 vote.

By Zac Carlisle

WASHINGTON (WTVA) - Both U.S. senators from Mississippi opposed the confirmation of Xavier Becerra to lead the Department of Health and...