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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.


HYDE-SMITH SEEKS ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

HYDE-SMITH SEEKS ONE-YEAR EXTENSION OF NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM

Original Cosponsor of Legislation to Sustain Mississippi-critical Program Before Sept. 30 Expiration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today said she will push for passage of legislation to extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) before it expires on Sept. 30.

Hyde-Smith is an original cosponsor of the NFIP Extension...

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $32.2 MILLION FROM DOE TO MSU FOR CLEAN ENERGY R&D

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $32.2 MILLION FROM DOE TO MSU FOR CLEAN ENERGY R&D

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced the award of a $32.2 million contract to Mississippi State University to advance clean energy research and development.

The MSU Institute of Clean Energy Technology (ICET) will use the funding to continue applied research and development on air filtration and treatment....

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $6.6 MILLION FOR MISS. AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $6.6 MILLION FOR MISS. AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS

FAA Airport Improvement Program Grants Offer Support to Nine Facilities Statewide 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $6.6 million in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants for enhancement projects at nine Mississippi airfields. 

The U.S. Department of Transportation will award the AIP grants on behalf of the Federal Aviation...

Analysis: Mississippi senators split on infrastructure bill

Associated Press

Analysis: Mississippi senators split on infrastructure bill

By Emily Wagster Pettus

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s two Republican U.S. senators agree on many issues, but they split on a proposal for the federal government to spend $1 trillion on highways, water systems,...

I-14 now a little closer to being reality

Brookhaven Daily Leader

I-14 now a little closer to being reality

By Brett Campbell

A new interstate could soon intersect Lincoln County along the Hwy. 84 corridor, as I-14 moves toward expansion from West Texas through Georgia.

The U.S. Senate recently unanimously passed an amendment adding...

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...