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 ADVOCATES SUSTAINABLE BROADBAND NETWORKS FOR RURAL CONSUMERS
Miss. Senator Among 48 Senators Who Want FCC Rural Digital Opportunity Rule that Keeps Pace with Demand, Advances in Technology
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) is among 48 Senators who are pressing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to prioritize sustainable rural broadband networks as the agency considers rules in the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) proceeding.
In a letter to FCC...
HYDE-SMITH VOTES WITH COMMITTEE TO CONTINUE BATTLEFIELD PRESERVATION PROGRAM
Miss. Senator Cosponsored Bill that Supports Historic Sites in Mississippi
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted with her colleagues on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee to approve legislation to reauthorize a battlefield preservation program utilized in Mississippi to save historic sites.
Hyde-Smith cosponsored the Preserving American’s Battlefields Act of 2019 (S.225),...
MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR OCTOBER STORM DAMAGE
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi congressional delegation today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump requesting full consideration of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant’s request for a major federal disaster declaration in the wake of devastation from straight-line winds and flooding caused by Tropical Storm Olga in October.
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S....
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Thune, Klobuchar Lead Colleagues in Urging FCC to Prioritize Rural Broadband
By Pat Powers
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.), a member of the Senate Commerce Committee and chairman of the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, and...
President Trump approves Mississippi disaster declaration
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDAM) - President Donald J. Trump approved a disaster declaration Friday for the state of Mississippi.
A Mississippi congressional delegation sent a letter to Trump Thursday requesting that the president...
PRCC breaks ground on Aviation and Aerospace Academy in Hancock County
By WLOX Staff
HANCOCK COUNTY, Miss. (WLOX) - Pearl River Community College will break ground Tuesday morning on the Phil Bryant Aviation and Aerospace Technology Academy in Hancock County.
The facility is being...