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Senator Hyde-Smith believes rebuilding infrastructure is key to the future of Mississippi and the nation.  She understands that aging highways, bridges, and basic public works infrastructure represents an impediment to public safety and economic growth.  She includes the need for greater broadband access among these needs.  Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to using her committee assignments to support responsible efforts to improve infrastructure, particularly in rural areas.


WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE $6.1 MILLION INVESTMENT IN LOWNDES CO. PORT INFRASTRUCTURE

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE $6.1 MILLION INVESTMENT IN LOWNDES CO. PORT INFRASTRUCTURE

Miss. Senators Welcome Improvement for Columbus-based Internal Waterway 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today celebrated a $6.1 million U.S. Department of Transportation grant to improve infrastructure and expand capacity at the Lowndes County Port in Columbus.

The grant was issued by the Maritime Administration through the Port Infrastructure Development...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE $5 MILLION AWARD TO SUPPORT MISSISSIPPI SHIPBUILDING

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PRAISE $5 MILLION AWARD TO SUPPORT MISSISSIPPI SHIPBUILDING

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today praised the award of $4,999,634 from the U.S. Department of Defense to the State of Mississippi to modernize the state’s shipbuilding industry. 

The Defense Manufacturing Community Support Program funding will...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME $7.7 MILLION FOR NORTH MISS. INFRASTRUCTURE

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH WELCOME $7.7 MILLION FOR NORTH MISS. INFRASTRUCTURE

Appalachian Regional Commission Awards Nine Grants for Road and Building Improvements, Site Developments, and Water Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today welcomed the award of $7.7 million for nine infrastructure projects in multiple Mississippi counties in the Appalachia region.

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) approved the grants, which are...

Top Stories of 2022

Delta Democrat Times (Greenville, Miss.)
 
Top Stories of 2022
 
By Staff Reports
 
The top stories of past year include a vice-presidential visit, a ground-breaking for a new federal courthouse and the shooting death of a Greenville City Police Officer.
 
Courthouse construction begins
 
The U.S....

U.S. Senate confirms Bill Renick to serve on TVA board of directors

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo
 
U.S. Senate confirms Bill Renick to serve on TVA board of directors
 
By Taylor Vance 
 
JACKSON — The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Bill Renick, a former state legislator and mayor of Ashland, to the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Board of Directors.
...

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Historic U.S. Moon Landing

CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HISTORIC U.S. MOON LANDING

Congressional Record (Senate - July 17, 2019)

Mrs. HYDE-SMITH. Mr. President, I am pleased to join my colleagues in commemorating the 50th anniversary of American astronauts becoming the first humans to walk on the Moon.

It was 50...