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.
ARMY CORPS OFFICIAL TO HYDE-SMITH: YAZOO PUMP PROJECT ALIGNED WITH ‘ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE’ GOALS
At Budget Review Hearing, Senator Reassured of Army Corps Commitment to Miss. Delta Project
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Biden administration official today confirmed U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith’s assertion that the unfinished Yazoo Backwater Area pumps constitute an environmental injustice to Mississippians.
MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS ADMINISTRATION RESTORE SECOND DESTROYER TO BUDGET
Second Destroyer Would Help Nation Counter China, Stabilize U.S. Shipbuilding
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A united Mississippi congressional delegation has sent President Biden a letter opposing his recent budget request for the U.S. Navy, which would reduce the number of ships in the fleet and cut a destroyer from the Navy’s procurement plan for Fiscal Year 2022.
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R...
HYDE-SMITH, COLLEAGUES WANT BIDEN TO REVERSE COURSE ON ENERGY POLICIES THAT HURT AMERICAN FAMILIES
Senators Encourage POTUS to Reverse Policies Linked to Rising Gasoline Prices, Restrictions on Pipelines
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, is among 13 Senators who sent President Biden a letter outlining concerns about his decisions that have weakened American energy independence and emboldened the nation’s...
Mississippi airports to receive $10.3M for improvements
JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced on Friday that the award of $10.3 million for improvements will be given to 10 Mississippi airfields.
Support: Thompson Willing to Work with City on Water and Crime Issues
By Nell Luter Floyd
Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) said he’s willing to work with the city of Jackson to tackle its water woes as well as crime issues during a city council meeting that focused on reducing...
$3.29 million awarded to Biloxi for upgrades on Point Cadet Marina
By WLOX Staff
BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - Millions of federal dollars are on the way to Biloxi for upgrades to the city’s busiest marina. Mississippi’s Congressional Delegation announced the award of more than $3.29 million...
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...